Arguments, Arguments

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Duration: 30 minutes

From 1966, the first-ever proper episode of Johnny Speight's classic sitcom. Alf Garnett is already in fully-formed bigot mode as he shares his thoughts on politics, society, culture and morality with his long-suffering wife and family. The first instalment to feature the classic cast, many of Alf's best lines can still be heard in living rooms today.

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Alf Garnett
Warren Mitchell
Else Garnett
Dandy Nichols
Anthony Booth
Una Stubbs
Wally the milkman
John Junkin
Billy Milton
Johnny Speight


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