The entire first series, plus the pilot, of the 1970s comedy which at the height of its success had over 17 million viewers. The storyline revolves around racist bigot Eddie Booth (Jack Smethurst) who is constantly making comments about people of different races in a derogatory manner. Eddie and his wife Joan (Kate Williams) live happily in a peaceful neighbourhood - until they meet their new neighbours. Bill Reynolds (Rudolph Walker) and his wife Barbie (Nina Baden-Semper) are African-Caribbean. It's not long before Eddie's prejudices come to the surface...
United Kingdom released, PAL/Region 0 DVD: LANGUAGES: English ( Dolby Digital Stereo ), English ( Subtitles ), SPECIAL FEATURES: Interactive Menu, Scene Access, SYNOPSIS: Love Thy Neighbour takes a lighthearted look at the problem of colour through the eyes of a white couple, Eddie and Joan Booth, and a black couple, Bill and Barbie Reynolds, who move in next door. This series helps to take some of the heat out of race relations by showing the funny side of everyday conflict. This popular British sitcom started in 1972 and in this the first series, Joan and Eddie Booth (Kate Williams and Jack Smethurst) get a shock when they meet their new neighbours, Barbie and Bill Reynolds (Nina Baden-Semper and Rudolph Walker - Eastenders). We then follow the hilarious attempts by Eddie to get one over on his new neighbours such as at the Saturday night dance down at the work's social club when he tries to proves he is as good at limbo as everyone else. This DVD contains all 7 episodes of series 1 plus the pilot episode that has never been broadcast. ...Love Thy Neighbour - Complete Series 1 ( Love Thy Neighbour - Series One )