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

The Lovers

  • TV sitcom
  • ITV
  • 1970 - 1971
  • 13 episodes (2 series)

Young and inexperienced couple Geoffrey & Beryl have differing views on what is acceptable before marriage. Stars Richard Beckinsale, Paula Wilcox, Joan Scott and Robin Nedwell.

Episode menu

Series 2, Episode 2

Engagement. Betrothal. Is this really it? Beryl's delighted - at long last - but Geoffrey's not quite sure how he proposed, or whether he wants it. As the sort-of happy couple wrestle over a notice in the local newspaper, Beryl's mum is far more concerned with organising a party.

Broadcast details

Thursday 14th October 1971
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Richard Beckinsale Geoffrey
Paula Wilcox Beryl
Joan Scott Beryl's Mum
Robin Nedwell Roland
Guest cast
Alison King Woman
Bert Palmer Uncle Arthur
Peter Schofield Mr. Molyneux
Michael Percival Salesman
Writing team
Geoffrey Lancashire Writer
Production team
Les Chatfield Director
Les Chatfield Producer
Colin Pocock Production Designer
Derek Hilton Composer

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