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 4

A trip to France may prove the right kind of stimulus for Alfred to name the day, or so Mabel is hoping and she also takes step to ensure they miss the boat back.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 2nd September 1969
25 minutes

Cast & crew

Harry H. Corbett Alfred Wilcox
June Whitfield Mabel Pollard
Pat Heywood Yvonne Armitage
Samantha Birch Vera
Guest cast
Kenneth Keeling Mr Davis
Juan Moreno First gendarme
Peter French Second gendarme
Ellen Pollock Mademoiselle Flaubert
Writing team
Bernard Botting Writer
Production team
Shaun O'Riordan Director
Shaun O'Riordan Producer
Stanley Mills Production Designer

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