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 2 - Christmas Special

Alf's problems are mounting as Christmas approaches, but at least he'll have the company of Rita and Mrs. Hollinbery from upstairs. That is until Rita wins a surprise holiday for two in the Spanish sun - and opts to take Mike!

Broadcast details

Tuesday 23rd December 1986
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Warren Mitchell Alf Garnett
Carmel McSharry Mrs. Hollingbery
Arthur English Arthur
Eamonn Walker Winston
Una Stubbs Rita
Ken Campbell Fred Johnson
Eileen Kennally Mrs. Johnson
Guest cast
Arnold Diamond Mr. Rabinsky
Renu Setna Mr. Kittel
Alison Steadman Mother
Scott Farrell Man at Grotto
Edmund Kente Store Manager
Jo Kendall Woman at Grotto
Richard Henry Man at House
Mark Vella Boy
Writing team
Johnny Speight Writer
Production team
Richard Boden Director
Roger Race Producer
Andy Quested Editor
Mike Robotham Editor
Cheryl Wright Make-up Designer
Peter Smee Lighting Designer
Janine Killick Production Designer
Pat Godfrey Costume Designer

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