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

Don't Drink The Water

  • TV sitcom
  • ITV
  • 1974 - 1975
  • 13 episodes (2 series)

On The Buses' Inspector Cyril Blake has retired and bought a little flat in Spain with his sister, Dorothy. Stars Stephen Lewis, Derek Griffiths, Muguette de Braie, Frank Coda, Christine Shaw and Pat Coombs

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 1 - Home From Home?

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 & seƱoritas and the quiet life are shattered by the reality of a beach-side flat in the Spanish sun!

Broadcast details

Saturday 27th July 1974
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Stephen Lewis Cyril Blake
Derek Griffiths Carlos
Frank Coda Bill
Christine Shaw Beryl
Pat Coombs Dorothy Blake
Guest cast
Ray Marioni (as 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 Director
Mark Stuart Producer
Johnny Gregory Composer
Andrew Drummond Production Designer

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