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BBC One sitcom about a Liverpool family. 74 episodes (7 series), 1986 - 1991. Stars Jean Boht, Peter Howitt, Ronald Forfar, Jonathon Morris and others.

Series 4, Episode 1

Jack has left home to go to America for a while and Nellie is missing him greatly. Cousin Shifty is coming out of prison and heading for the Boswell home, courtesy of Joey. Aveline has got engaged to a protestant vicar who none of the family have met ...

Broadcast details

Sunday 18th September 1988
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Jean Boht Nellie Boswell
Peter Howitt Joey Boswell
Ronald Forfar Freddie Boswell
Jonathon Morris Adrian Boswell
Victor McGuire Jack Boswell
Gilly Coman Aveline Boswell
Nick Conway Billy Boswell
Hilary Crowson Julie
Kenneth Waller Grandad
Pamela Power Martina
Bryan Murray Shifty
Eileen Pollock Lilo Lill
Giles Watling Oswald
Guest cast
J G Devlin (as J.G. Devlin) Father Dooley
Geof Atwell Postman
Georgina Smith 1st Lady
Ann Haydn-Edwards 2nd Lady
Barbara Halliwell Lady in DHSS
Writing team
Carla Lane Writer
Production team
Robin Nash Director
Robin Nash Producer

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