The Lovers. Image shows from L to R: Beryl (Paula Wilcox), Geoffrey (Richard Beckinsale). Copyright: Granada Television.

The Lovers

ITV sitcom about a young couple. 13 episodes (2 series), 1970 - 1971. Stars Richard Beckinsale, Paula Wilcox, Joan Scott and Robin Nedwell.

Series 1, Episode 1

After bumping into each other in the street after 13-odd months apart, erstwhile couple Geoffrey and Beryl are reunited as he walks her home. But how did her mum know to make his favourite sardine sandwiches for supper?

Broadcast details

Tuesday 27th October 1970
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Richard Beckinsale Geoffrey
Paula Wilcox Beryl
Joan Scott Beryl's Mum
Guest cast
Alison King Woman
Writing team
Jack Rosenthal Writer
Production team
Michael Apted Director
Jack Rosenthal Producer
Colin Pocock Production Designer
Derek Hilton Composer