Beggar My Neighbour. Image shows from L to R: Gerald Garvey (Peter Jones), Rose Garvey (June Whitfield). Copyright: BBC
Beggar My Neighbour

Beggar My Neighbour

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 1966 - 1968
  • 23 episodes (3 series)

Comedy of familial relations. Gerald is a poor snob, whilst his next door neighbours - his wife's sister and her husband - are well-off working class. Stars Reg Varney, Pat Coombs, June Whitfield, Peter Jones and Desmond Walter Ellis

Episode menu

Series 2, Episode 6 - For Better, For Worse

The comic misadventures of poor snobs the Garveys, and their well-to-do in-law next-door-neighbours, the Butts.

Broadcast details

Sunday 6th August 1967
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Reg Varney Harry Butt
Pat Coombs Lana Butt
June Whitfield Rose Garvey
Desmond Walter Ellis (as Desmond Walter-Ellis) Gerald Garvey
Guest cast
Rosemary Faith Deirdre Garvey
Anneke Wills Actor
Jeffrey Gardiner Actor
Stella Tanner Actor
Bob Todd Actor
Queenie Watts Actor
Christopher Sandford Actor
Leon Cortez Actor
Writing team
Ken Hoare Writer
Mike Sharland Writer
Production team
David Croft Producer
Alan Hunter-Craig Production Designer
Alan Roper Composer
Ronnie Hazlehurst Composer

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