The Best Things In Life. Image shows from L to R: Mabel Pollard (June Whitfield), Alfred Wilcox (Harry H. Corbett). Copyright: Associated Television
The Best Things In Life

The Best Things In Life

  • TV sitcom
  • ITV1
  • 1969 - 1970
  • 13 episodes (2 series)

The best things in life for Alfred Wilcox are money, wealth and prosperity and not getting married to his fiancee of 11 years, Mabel Pollard. Stars Harry H. Corbett, June Whitfield, Pat Heywood, Bob Todd, Pearl Hackney and more.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 1

The future of Alfred and Mabel's wedding plans rely upon 'Nobbled Nick' and 'Sailors Girl' winning their respective races. Alfred hopes to become rich but not married ...

Broadcast details

Tuesday 12th August 1969
25 minutes

Cast & crew

Harry H. Corbett Alfred Wilcox
June Whitfield Mabel Pollard
Pat Heywood Yvonne Armitage
Samantha Birch Vera
Guest cast
Michael Beint Cafe proprietor
James Mellor Man in cafe
Kenneth Keeling Mr Davis
Kendick Owen TV man
Ritchie Stewart TV shop manager
Harry Towb Landlord
Michael Forrest Man in pub
Ron Welling Harrison delivery man
Clifford Cox Bus conductor
Jennie Paul Cinema cashier
Writing team
Bernard Botting Writer
Production team
Shaun O'Riordan Director
Shaun O'Riordan Producer
Stanley Mills Production Designer

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