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One Foot in the Grave

Series 1

Episode 1: Alive and Buried

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Available for 11 months

Sitcom about grumpy senior citizen Victor Meldrew, whose attitude lands him in comical predicaments.

Replaced at work by a box, Victor embarks on his enforced retirement but finds it exasperatingly difficult to adapt to this directionless new existence. As he struggles without his security guard job, he begins magnifying mundane aspects of everyday life into major dramas. Show less


Victor Meldrew:
Richard Wilson
Margaret Meldrew:
Annette Crosbie
Mrs Inglis:
Susie Blake
Mrs Jellis:
Valerie Minifie
Mrs Warboys:
Doreen Mantle

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