High Hopes. Image shows from L to R: Mam (Margaret John), Fagin (Robert Blythe). Copyright: BBC.

High Hopes

BBC One Wales sitcom about an extended family of petty criminals. 40 episodes (pilot + 6 series), 1999 - 2015. Stars Robert Blythe, Margaret John, Steven Meo, Ben Evans and others.

Series 1, Episode 2 - To Catch A Thief

Fagin is distressed when Mam confesses to an affair with an infamous cat burglar, Aneurin Snoddy. Fagin is determined to find out whether Snoddy could be his real father - and whether he could be conned out of his acquired fortune.

Broadcast details

Date
Wednesday 9th October 2002
Time
10:35pm
Channel
BBC One Wales
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Robert Blythe Fagin
Margaret John Mam
Steven Meo Hoffman
Ben Evans Charlie
Keiron Self PC Claude Cox
Boyd Clack Sgt Ball
Guest cast
Philip Madoc Aneurin Snoddy
Grahame Fox Doug Truelove
Writing team
Boyd Clack Writer
Kirsten Jones Writer
Production team
Gareth Gwenlan Director
Gareth Gwenlan Producer
Maggie Russell Executive Producer
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