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Bread. Image shows from L to R: Joey Boswell (Graham Bickley), Aveline Boswell (Melanie Hill), Nellie Boswell (Jean Boht), Grandad (Kenneth Waller), Shifty (Bryan Murray), Adrian Boswell (Jonathon Morris), Billy Boswell (Nick Conway), Freddie Boswell (Ronald Forfar). Copyright: BBC
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  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 1986 - 1991
  • 74 episodes (7 series)

Liverpudlian Boswell family are experts at exploiting the system to get by in life, with plenty of dodgy deals and government handouts to help. Stars Jean Boht, Peter Howitt, Ronald Forfar, Jonathon Morris, Victor McGuire and more.

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Series 7, Episode 5

Things take another turn for the worse when Nellie is taken to hospital. As she discovers she has been given an hysterectomy, a visit from the family proves less than comforting. Grandad, in the meantime, is left alone to cope with a visit from Lilo Lill.

Broadcast details

Date
Sunday 29th September 1991
Time
7:45pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Cast
Jean Boht Nellie Boswell
Jonathon Morris Adrian Boswell
Victor McGuire Jack Boswell
Nick Conway Billy Boswell
Graham Bickley Joey Boswell
Melanie Hill Aveline Boswell
Kenneth Waller Grandad
Eileen Pollock Lilo Lill
Peter Byrne Derek
Giles Watling Oswald
Guest cast
Sylvie Gatrill (as Sylvia Gatrill) Mrs. Cullen
Marie Jelliman Nurse
Sam Webster Man in House
Gerry White Father
Sunetra Sarker Nurse
David Quilter Mr. Masefield
Writing team
Carla Lane Writer
Production team
John B Hobbs Director
John B Hobbs Director
John B Hobbs Producer
Robin Nash Executive Producer
Shaun Moore Production Designer

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