Eyes Down. Ray (Paul O'Grady).

Eyes Down

BBC One sitcom about a bingo hall. 15 episodes (2 series), 2003 - 2004. Stars Paul O'Grady, Rosie Cavaliero, Sheridan Smith, Neil Fitzmaurice and others.

Series 1, Episode 8

Is Christine pregnant? Sandy definitely is, and has decided she'll give birth on Tuesday. Mary, meanwhile, is off to Lourdes - but Ray told a few porkies to get her there. Whatever could go wrong?

Further details

Ray is determined to get himself some good publicity as a charitable do-gooder.

So he makes out that Mary is ill and then raises funds to send her to Lourdes so she can come back cured. Unfortunately, she comes back with a criminal record.

Martin is still smarting over Christine and Bobby. And now Christine thinks she might be pregnant. Will Bobby stand by her? Or will Martin?

Relationships are at breaking point. And then something else breaks - Sandy's waters.


This episode was broadcast without any credits - we have made a best guess based on known characters and previous episodes.

This episode is sometimes known as Charity.

Broadcast details

Friday 3rd October 2003
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Paul O'Grady Ray
Rosie Cavaliero Christine
Sheridan Smith Sandy
Neil Fitzmaurice Bobby
Edna Doré Mary
Tony Maudsley Martin
Hazel Douglas Kathline
Margaret John Kay
Beatrice Kelley Kitty
Michelle Butterly Pamela
Eugene Salleh Terry
Writing team
Angela Clarke Writer
Paul Mayhew-Archer Script Editor
Production team
Christine Gernon Director
Rosemary McGowan Producer
Sophie Clarke-Jervoise Executive Producer

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