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 2

1. What! No Telly?

First broadcast: Saturday 1st November 1975

There are some things Cyril can't live without and living in Spain has meant he had to cope without some of the essentials from home ...


2. The Romance

First broadcast: Saturday 8th November 1975

Dorothy is accosted by a handsome Spanish stranger and Cyril is appalled that she has agreed to go out for dinner with him. But the stranger makes a proposal which takes Dorothy by surprise ...


3. A Helping Hand

First broadcast: Saturday 15th November 1975


4. The Neighbours

First broadcast: Saturday 22nd November 1975

There is pride at stake when a football final between Germany and England is played out in Spain - especially when you have German neighbours!


5. Fred

First broadcast: Saturday 29th November 1975

Dorothy decides to go on an economy drive because Cyril's mysterious new friend, Fred, is leading him astray. Her attempt to force a confrontation nearly leads to the end of their retirement in Spain ...


6. Keeping Fit

First broadcast: Saturday 6th December 1975

The German neighbours next door have made Cyril feel inferior and so he embarks on a keep-fit campaign. Not a good idea as he slips a disc and Dorothy has to call in the doctor ...


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Don't Drink The Water - The Complete Series

Don't Drink The Water - The Complete Series DVD

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...