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 2, Episode 5 - Coral Wedding

Mabel's parents are celebrating their 35th wedding anniversary and her mother has organised a party. Alfred and Mr Pollard are not happy about family parties but the party goes well - except for the flash-looking man invited to the party by one of Alfred's work colleagues ...

Broadcast details

Monday 29th June 1970
25 minutes

Cast & crew

Harry H. Corbett Alfred Wilcox
June Whitfield Mabel Pollard
Bob Todd Mr Pollard
Pearl Hackney Mrs Pollard
Diana Quick Gloria
Carmel McSharry Pauline
Guest cast
Norman Scace Mr Smith
Michael Elphick Jed Lucas
Winifred Hill Aunt Dora
Patsy Crowther Aunt Sybil
Marie Makino Aunt Lettie
Bill Maxam Policeman
Writing team
Adele Rose Writer
Production team
John Robins Director
Shaun O'Riordan Producer
Trevor Patterson Production Designer

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