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 - Christmas Special

It's a different kind of Christmas this year for Alf - he's spending it in hospital having a hip replaced. Or at least that's the plan, until his friends' various stories, and the poor manner of his consultant, send him fleeing back home in the middle of the night!

Broadcast details

Friday 25th December 1987
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Warren Mitchell Alf Garnett
Carmel McSharry Mrs. Hollingbery
Arthur English Arthur
Eamonn Walker Winston
Ken Campbell Fred Johnson
Eileen Kennally Mrs. Johnson
Guest cast
Arnold Diamond Mr. Rabinsky
Maggie Jones Mrs. Hollingbery's Sister
Brenda Cowling Matron
Georgia Mitchell Nurse
John Bird Consultant
Norman Rossington Irish Drunk
Writing team
Johnny Speight Writer
Production team
Richard Boden Director
Roger Race Producer
Andy Quested Editor
Michael Trevor Production Designer
Andrew Mackenzie Costume Designer
Chas 'n' Dave (as Chas & Dave) Composer
Shirley Stallard Make-up Designer
Bert Postlethwaite Lighting Designer

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