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 4, Episode 4 - Dock Pilfering

After an early morning rant at the breakfast table about economics, politics and religion, Alf finds that Else has taken her revenge when he opens his lunch box at work. While his colleagues are pilfering food all around him, Alf is left to starve - or go against his principles...


This episode is also known as If We Want A Democracy We've Got To Start Shooting A Few People.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 11th October 1972
30 minutes
  • Sunday 20th August 1972 at BBC Television Centre

Cast & crew

Warren Mitchell Alf Garnett
Dandy Nichols Else Garnett
Una Stubbs Rita Rawlins
Anthony Booth Mike Rawlins
Guest cast
George Tovey George
Roy Kinnear Dock Worker
Writing team
Johnny Speight Writer
Production team
Dennis Main Wilson Director
Dennis Main Wilson Producer
Dennis Wilson Composer
Ian Rawnsley Production Designer

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