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 6

When Beryl insists on playing a girlie game of 'what would you change about me', relations between the duo go from bad to worse. Geoffrey almost falls to pieces, but promise of spare crumpet at an upcoming party proves irresistible. Is the final end for the eponymous lovers in sight?

Broadcast details

Tuesday 1st December 1970
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Richard Beckinsale Geoffrey
Paula Wilcox Beryl
Joan Scott Beryl's Mum
Robin Nedwell Roland
Guest cast
Alison King Woman
Neil Boorman 1st Boy
Dick Haydon 2nd Boy
Anthony Milner (as Antony Milner) 3rd Boy
Liz Goulding 1st Girl
Rosalind Ayres 2nd Girl
Writing team
Jack Rosenthal Writer
Production team
Michael Apted Director
Jack Rosenthal Producer
Colin Pocock Production Designer
Derek Hilton Composer