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 2, Episode 5

Geoffrey finds himself coerced into attending an exhibition of the latest developments in home furnishings, architecture and lifestyles. Beryl dreams of making a happy life with her man, but he thinks he's falling out of love with her more every time she mentions houses. And all he ever wanted was a spud gun!

Broadcast details

Thursday 4th November 1971
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
Anna Gymer The Other Woman
Writing team
Geoffrey Lancashire Writer
Production team
Les Chatfield Director
Les Chatfield Producer
Stan Challis Editor
Colin Pocock Production Designer
Derek Hilton Composer