Each week, we will be taking an in depth look at some of the best sitcoms and comedy shows from both the UK and the USA.
Today we will be looking at a comedy that was released on the BBC In the eighties and lasted for 6 seasons – In Sickness and In Health.
Opening Titles / theme tune
About the Show
Summary of Plot
Alf and Else are getting old, Rita’s left home, Else’s confined to a wheelchair. Alf must now do battle with the Social Security system– IMDb
Number of Seasons / Episodes
Warren Mitchell – Alf Garnett
Carmel McSharry – Mrs Hollingbery
Arthur English – Arthur
Ken Campbell – Mr Johnson
+Anthony Booth declined to reprise his role as Mike, saying he had no interest in playing the character again.
+ Eamonn Walker was also known as ‘Marigold’, playing Elsie’s camp home help
Alf Clashes with Spike Milligan