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 5

Ray's shocked to discover, at the age of 49, that he is adopted. Could his birth mother be right under his nose? Sandy, meanwhile, has won the opportunity to go on a TV game show for loving couples - but partner Terry has just walked out on her.

Further details

A family funeral provides Ray with some unexpected news, and detective work suggests that he might be closer to one of his colleagues than either could have expected.


This episode is sometimes known as Adopted.

Broadcast details

Friday 1st October 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
Georgina Smith Punter
Rhys Thomas Game Show Host
Writing team
Angela Clarke Writer
Michael Wynne Writer
Neil Fitzmaurice Writer (Additional Material)
Micheál Jacob Script Development
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
Norah Marshall Production Designer

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