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Don't Drink The Water. Cyril Blake (Stephen Lewis). Copyright: London Weekend Television.

Don't Drink The Water

ITV sitcom. 13 episodes (2 series), 1974 - 1975. Stars Stephen Lewis, Derek Griffiths, Muguette de Braie, Frank Coda, Christine Shaw and Pat Coombs.

Don't Drink The Water

On The Buses' Inspector Cyril Blake has retired and bought a little flat in Spain with his sister, Dorothy

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1974 - 1975
Channel
ITV
Episodes
13   (2 series)
Starring
Stephen Lewis, Derek Griffiths, Muguette de Braie, Frank Coda, Christine Shaw and Pat Coombs
Writers
Ronald Wolfe and Ronald Chesney
Director
Mark Stuart
Producer
Mark Stuart

Inspector Cyril Blake has retired from the Luxton Bus Company (see On the Buses) and has persuaded his reluctant sister to join him in Spain. He would have preferred to have gone on his own but he needed her half of their mother's legacy to buy the new flat! But when they arrive in Spain things are not the same as in the brochure - the flat is not finished and building is still taking place. The lifts don't work, the sun is too hot and the food is inedible - and don't mention the plumbing!

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