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 3, Episode 6

It's the hottest day of the year and Alf and Winston are sweating under the sun in the back yard, where they plan to hook up the television and watch England play Pakistan at cricket. After an appointment at the DHSS office, Alf returns for the game but soon finds himself dozing in the afternoon heat.

Broadcast details

Thursday 26th November 1987
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Warren Mitchell Alf Garnett
Carmel McSharry Mrs. Hollingbery
Arthur English Arthur
Eamonn Walker Winston
Guest cast
Arnold Diamond Mr. Rabinsky
Renu Setna Mr. Kittel
Tricia Kelly DHSS Officer
Terence Halliday DHSS Clerk
Gillian Webb Woman at DHSS
Wensley Pithey Equerry
Jerry Stevens Neighbour
Brian Johnston Cricket Commentator (Voice)
Writing team
Johnny Speight Writer
Production team
Richard Boden Director
Roger Race Producer
Andy Quested Editor
Diana Dathan Editor
Michael Trevor Production Designer
Andrew Mackenzie Costume Designer
Vivien Riley Make-up Designer
Dickie Higham Lighting Designer
Chas 'n' Dave (as Chas & Dave) Composer

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