Till Death Us Do Part. Image shows from L to R: Mike Rawlins (Anthony Booth), Rita Rawlins (Una Stubbs), Alf Garnett (Warren Mitchell), Else Garnett (Dandy Nichols). Copyright: BBC
Till Death Us Do Part

Till Death Us Do Part

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 1965 - 1975
  • 54 episodes (7 series)

Opinionated Alf Garnett reels off a string of misinformed, bigoted, reactionary opinions each week, to the chagrin of his family. Stars Warren Mitchell, Dandy Nichols, Una Stubbs, Anthony Booth, Alfie Bass and more.

Episode menu

The Campaign's Over!

It's General Election night and Alf is in the pub discussing the state of the nation, immigration, the Common Market and the World Cup with Arthur Blenkinsopp and Paki-Paddy - while Gran enjoys her gin!


Shown as part of Election 70 coverage. Eric Sykes and Spike Milligan reprised their roles from Speight's LWT comedy Curry & Chips.

Most of this programme survives in black and white, as well as the complete sound track.

This episode is also known as Up The Polls and Up The Polls! (The Campaign's Over). In fact, it was not even listed in Radio Times as a Till Death Us Do Part episode.

Scheduled at 20 minutes, the episode in fact runs for around 30.

Broadcast details

Thursday 18th June 1970
30 minutes
  • Thursday 18th June 1970 at BBC Television Centre

Cast & crew

Warren Mitchell Alf Garnett
Joan Sims Gran
Guest cast
Spike Milligan Kevin O'Grady (Paki-Paddy)
Eric Sykes Arthur Blenkinsopp
Lorna Wilde Barmaid
Mark Singleton Actor
Writing team
Johnny Speight Writer
Production team
Dennis Main Wilson Director
Dennis Main Wilson Producer
Cynthia Ključo Production Designer

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