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 3 - Dry Run

The Blakes discover that fresh water is a precious commodity in Spain: there's no mains supply, and it's brought in by lorry from Madrid! Cyril's well used to breakdowns after working on the buses, but this is ridiculous.

Broadcast details

Saturday 10th August 1974
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Stephen Lewis Cyril Blake
Derek Griffiths Carlos
Muguette de Braie Carmela
Frank Coda Bill
Christine Shaw Beryl
Pat Coombs Dorothy Blake
Writing team
Jon Watkins Writer
Production team
Mark Stuart Director
Mark Stuart Producer
Johnny Gregory Composer
David Catley Production Designer

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