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 3 - Do The Right Thing

Hoffman and Charlie are left with a stack of bogus porn videos when a dodgy deal goes awry. However, in the pile is a CCTV tape that reveals the perpetrator of a heinous crime: the torching of the local Big Burger fast-food outlet.

Broadcast details

Date
Wednesday 16th 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
Rhodri Hugh PC Davis
Nigel Harrison Chief Supt Tufnall
Writing team
Boyd Clack Writer
Kirsten Jones Writer
Production team
Gareth Gwenlan Director
Gareth Gwenlan Producer
Maggie Russell Executive Producer
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