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

Series 2, Episode 5 - Caviar On The Dole

Mike is unemployed again and not unhappy at the prospect as his benefit has gone up by £5. His new found income includes a payment for rent and he is informed that if he does not pass it on to Alf then he could be found out by government snoopers. His generous offer to increase his rent contribution makes everyone suspicious...


An audio recording of this episode survives.

This episode no longer exists in the archives. It is missing, believed wiped.

Broadcast details

Monday 23rd January 1967
30 minutes
  • Thursday 15th December 1966 at BBC Television Centre (Studio TC4)

Cast & crew

Warren Mitchell Alf Garnett
Dandy Nichols Else Garnett
Una Stubbs Rita Rawlins
Anthony Booth Mike Rawlins
Guest cast
Will Stampe Fred (The Barman)
Dermot Kelly Irish Man in Labour Exchange
Robert Dorning National Assistance Inspector
Barbara Keogh Labour Exchange Clerk
Lewis Ward Big Man at Labour Exchange
Nick Hilton Supporting Artist (Extra)
Colin Edwards Supporting Artist (Extra)
Paul Brett Supporting Artist (Extra)
Peter Ensore Supporting Artist (Extra)
Guy Graham Supporting Artist (Extra)
Roland Forrit Supporting Artist (Extra)
Bert Lena Supporting Artist (Extra)
Gordon Craig Supporting Artist (Extra)
Writing team
Johnny Speight Writer
Production team
Douglas Argent Director
Dennis Main Wilson Producer
Paul Allen Production Designer
Dennis Wilson Composer

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