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New Alf Garnett seen in Till Death Us Do Part revival

Til Death Us Do Part cast photo
Image caption Simon Day takes on the role originally played by Warren Mitchell

Alf Garnett has lost his signature moustache but kept his round glasses in the first cast photo of the Till Death Us Do Part remake.

Simon Day, who has previously appeared in The Fast Show, plays Garnett in the show, which is part of the Lost Sitcoms series.

The character was originally portrayed by Warren Mitchell, who died in November..

Steptoe and Son and Hancock's Half Hour are also being revived.

Image caption Hancock's Half Hour is part of the BBC's Lost Sitcoms series
Image caption New episodes of Steptoe and Son are also being filmed

The BBC is re-shooting episodes of post-war sitcoms of which no recordings survive, as they are missing from its archives.

The special episodes are being recreated by a new cast using the original scripts in front of a studio audience.

The Lost Sitcoms series will air later in the year to mark 60 years since Hancock's Half Hour first appeared on BBC TV.

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