In Sickness & In Health. Image shows from L to R: Alf Garnett (Warren Mitchell), Mrs Hollingbery (Carmel McSharry). Copyright: BBC
In Sickness & In Health

In Sickness & In Health

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 1985 - 1992
  • 47 episodes (6 series)

In this sequel to Till Death Us Do Part, Alf is rather put out by Elsie's confinement to a wheelchair, and eventual death. Stars Warren Mitchell, Carmel McSharry, Dandy Nichols, Arthur English, Eamonn Walker and more.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 1

Alf Garnett has not tempered his ability to wind everybody up with the passing of the years, and having to push Else around in her new wheelchair is not helping much either.


This episode was produced as a pilot.

Broadcast details

Sunday 1st September 1985
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Warren Mitchell Alf Garnett
Dandy Nichols Else Garnett
Guest cast
Ken Campbell Irate Driver
Tara Shaw Nurse
Harry Fielder Man in Neck Brace
John Challis Policeman
Writing team
Johnny Speight Writer
Dennis Main Wilson Script Consultant
Production team
Roger Race Director
Roger Race Producer
Colin Jones Editor
Dave Hambelton (as David Hambelton) Editor
Peter Smee Lighting Designer
Chas 'n' Dave (as Chas & Dave) Composer
Kati Davis Graphics
Rosemary Hester Production Designer
Doreen James Costume Designer
Annie Hardinge (as Anne Hardinge) Costume Designer
Suzan Broad (as Suzanne Broad) Make-up Designer

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