Lost Sitcoms. Alf Garnett (Simon Day). Copyright: BBC.

Lost Sitcoms

BBC Four sitcom recreations. 3 episodes (1 series) in 2016. Stars Kevin McNally, Robin Sebastian, Jon Culshaw, Katy Wix and others.

Lost Sitcoms. Image shows from L to R: Alf Garnett (Simon Day), Elsie (Lizzie Roper), Rita (Sydney Rae White), Mike (Carl Au). Copyright: BBC.

Series 1, Episode 1 - Till Death Us Do Part: A Woman's Place Is In The Home

Alf arrives home to find himself in an empty house with a burnt supper and sets about putting things right using his local telephone box.


See also the original episode

A 5-minute factual short, Let's Talk About Alf, was broadcast immediately after this programme. It featured Simon Day, Michael Grade, Beryl Vertue, Graham Linehan, Lee Mack, Adil Ray, Trix Worrell and Jon Plowman.

Broadcast details

Thursday 1st September 2016
BBC Four
25 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Simon Day Alf Garnett
Lizzie Roper Elsie
Sydney Rae White Rita
Carl Au Mike
Guest cast
Victoria Balnaves Girl in Phone Box
Vari Sylvester Woman at Phone Box
Robert Jack Ted (Voice)
Robert Jack Telephone Operator (Voice)
Writing team
Johnny Speight Writer
Production team
Ben Gosling Fuller Director
Owen Bell Producer
Steven Canny Executive Producer
Tilusha Ghelani Executive Producer
Chris Sussman Executive Producer


Alf is desperate to use a phone box

Alf Garnett is desperate to use the phone box, but a girl is keeping him waiting.

Featuring: Simon Day (Alf Garnett), Victoria Balnaves (Girl in Phone Box).


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