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

Don't Drink The Water

ITV sitcom about siblings living in Spain. 13 episodes (2 series), 1974 - 1975. Stars Stephen Lewis, Derek Griffiths, Muguette de Braie, Frank Coda and others.

Series 1, Episode 1 - Home From Home

From the minute he steps off the plane with his sister Dorothy, ex-Inspector Cyril Blake realises that he has swapped one set of problems for another. His dreams of sun, sea & seƱoritas and the quiet life are shattered ...

Broadcast details

Saturday 27th July 1974
25 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Stephen Lewis Cyril Blake
Derek Griffiths Carlos
Frank Coda Bill
Christine Shaw Beryl
Pat Coombs Dorothy Blake
Guest cast
Ray Exposite Spanish workman
Tony Lord Policeman
Rosario Serrano Maria
Louis Mansi Spanish workman
Writing team
Ronald Wolfe Writer
Ronald Chesney Writer
Production team
Mark Stuart Producer
Andrew Drummond Production Designer