First broadcast: Saturday 27th July 1974
Almost from the minute he arrives with his spinster sister Dorothy, ex-Inspector Cyril Blake realises that he has swapped one set of problems for another. His dreams of sun, sea & señoritas and the quiet life are shattered by the reality of a beach-side flat in the Spanish sun!
First broadcast: Saturday 3rd August 1974
Now a little more settled into their flat, all Cyril and Dorothy want is some peace and quiet - and perhaps some decent food. If they can find any. Unfortunately, the promised glistening modern supermarket could still be 3 years from being built, so Carlos steps in to help...
First broadcast: Saturday 24th August 1974
The constant power cuts back home was one of the reasons they left, but now there's a day-long power outage at the flats - just when Dorothy had managed to stock up on fresh food! Venturing out to the café across the road, what they end up with for dinner leaves her feeling decidedly unwell!
First broadcast: Saturday 7th September 1974
An awful smell is pervading the flat, and it doesn't take Carlos long to sniff out the cause: a blocked drain thanks to clogged English tea leaves! As he attempts to clear the blockage, the rest of the plumbing becomes an issue and Dorothy decides she really has, finally, had enough of the Spanish life.
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Release date: Monday 1st November 2010
This sequel to On The Buses follows the further misfortunes of the newly retired Inspector Blake (Stephen Lewis), erstwhile scourge of the Luxton Bus Company Depot. Dreaming of peace and quiet, sun and senoritas, he's decided to warm up the autumn of his days in a little flat in Spain...