Eyes Down. Ray (Paul O'Grady)
Eyes Down

Eyes Down

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 2003 - 2004
  • 15 episodes (2 series)

Sitcom set in Liverpool's Rio bingo hall, run by bad tempered Ray and his hapless staff. Stars Paul O'Grady, Rosie Cavaliero, Sheridan Smith, Neil Fitzmaurice, Edna Doré and more.

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Series 2, Episode 2

After a fortnight's holiday, Ray is upset that his staff don't appear to be bothered by his presence. An unexpected £5,000 windfall offers the perfect opportunity to show his gratitude, but will he take it? Meanwhile, Sandy's baby is ill and stopping her from sleeping.

Further details

Sandy's having problems as a first time mother, resorting to sleeping in her locker due to late nights with the baby. A trip to the doctors' office helps ease her worries, but further problems arise when Mary discovers it's a different baby.

Meanwhile, Ray finds out he's been left £5,000 from a deceased bingo customer, however the deceased man's widow requests him to give it to a local charity, but Ray doesn't agree for it to go that way. A little word from Christine shows him the error of his ways, until he discovers the money is counterfeit.


This episode is sometimes known as Baby.

Broadcast details

Friday 10th September 2004
30 minutes

Cast & crew

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
Guest cast
Eileen O'Brien Mrs. Wilkinson
Emma Vaudrey Diner Punter
Linzi Matthews Joshua's Mum
Writing team
Angela Clarke Writer
Paul Mayhew-Archer Script Editor
Production team
Christine Gernon Director
Rosemary McGowan Producer
Sophie Clarke-Jervoise Executive Producer
Liana Del Giudice Editor
Dennis De Groot Production Designer
Simon Brint Composer

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