The Alf Garnett Saga

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The Alf Garnett Saga
"The Alf Garnett Saga" (1972).jpg
UK theatrical poster
Directed by Bob Kellett
Produced by Terry Glinwood
Ned Sherrin
Written by Johnny Speight
Starring Warren Mitchell
Dandy Nichols
Adrienne Posta
Music by Georgie Fame
Colin Green
Cinematography Nicholas D. Knowland
Edited by Al Gell
Distributed by Columbia-Warner Distributors UK
Release date
  • August 1972 (1972-08) (UK)
Running time
90 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

The Alf Garnett Saga is a 1972 British comedy film directed by Bob Kellett and starring Warren Mitchell, Dandy Nichols, Paul Angelis and Adrienne Posta.[1] The film was the second spin-off from the BBC TV series Till Death Us Do Part.[2] It starts where the first film finished, but with Angelis and Posta now playing Mike and Rita, the roles previously played by Antony Booth and Una Stubbs.


With the Garnetts' Wapping home demolished, Alf and his family are installed in a high-rise council flat. Alf struggles with "living in the sky", using lifts (which frequently break down due to power cuts "caused by the striking miners") and walking long distances to the local pub.[3]



  1. ^ The Alf Garnett Saga at BFI Film and TV Database
  2. ^ "The Alf Garnett Saga". Moovida DB. Retrieved 29 May 2012.
  3. ^ "The Alf Garnett Saga". British Classic Comedy. 10 June 2012. Retrieved 7 March 2014.

External links

  • The Alf Garnett Saga on IMDb

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