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Series 6, Episode 1

When Leonora arrives to take up residence in Billy's former home, Jack and Adrian are besotted but Billy is horrified as Julie neglected to tell him she was moving. Shifty returns full of apologies and gets a final chance from the family. To add to an eventful 24 hours, their pet dog Mongi has died and the family buries its ashes - then Aveline is rushed to hospital as she is about to give birth...

Broadcast details

Sunday 9th September 1990
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 13th September 2011 7:30am Gold
Wednesday 14th September 2011 6:00am Gold
Friday 16th December 2011 7:30am Gold
Saturday 17th December 2011 6:00am Gold
Thursday 31st May 2012 8:20am Gold
Friday 1st June 2012 6:00am Gold
Friday 14th September 2012 7:40am Gold
Saturday 15th September 2012 6:00am Gold
Wednesday 20th February 2013 6:00am Gold
Wednesday 12th November 2014 6:40pm Drama
Friday 6th May 2016 1:40pm Drama
Wednesday 27th November 2019 5:25pm Drama
Monday 9th March 2020 5:25pm Drama
Thursday 26th March 2020 5:25pm Drama
Thursday 14th October 2021 6:00pm Drama
Wednesday 29th December 2021 7:55am Drama

Cast & crew

Jean Boht Nellie Boswell
Ronald Forfar Freddie Boswell
Jonathon Morris Adrian Boswell
Victor McGuire Jack Boswell
Nick Conway Billy Boswell
Graham Bickley Joey Boswell
Melanie Hill Aveline Boswell
Kenneth Waller Grandad
Bryan Murray Shifty
Giles Watling Oswald
Deborah Grant Leonora Campbell
Guest cast
Matthew Dale Grey First Removal Man
Ian Burford Mr. Carr
James Culshaw Taxi Driver
Lynn Corrie Sister Midwife
Michele Gaffney Student Midwife Davis
Writing team
Carla Lane Writer
Production team
John B Hobbs Director
John B Hobbs Producer
Robin Nash Executive Producer
Richard Dupre Production Designer

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