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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 8

Adrian buys gifts for the family when his poems are published but, when he purchases some dodgy video machines, he gets both himself and Billy in trouble with the police. As if her two sons being in trouble is not enough, Nellie is furious when Shifty is also arrested for driving a stolen vehicle into somebody's living room!

Broadcast details

Date
Sunday 6th November 1988
Time
8:35pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Jean Boht Nellie Boswell
Peter Howitt Joey Boswell
Ronald Forfar Freddie Boswell
Jonathon Morris Adrian Boswell
Gilly Coman Aveline Boswell
Nick Conway Billy Boswell
Hilary Crowson Julie
Kenneth Waller Grandad
Pamela Power Martina
Bryan Murray Shifty
Rita Tushingham Celia Higgins
Giles Watling Oswald
Guest cast
Roy Brandon Young man
Brian Croucher 1st Policeman
Christopher Gray 2nd Policeman
Writing team
Carla Lane Writer
Production team
Robin Nash Director
Robin Nash Producer
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