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 2, Episode 1 - Pretty Woman

Charlie's mother pays a visit, announcing that she is leaving for Australia to marry a kangaroo farmer who she met on a rugby trip. Will she take Charlie to Wagga Wagga with her? The unity of the Hepplewhite household is threatened.

Broadcast details

Date
Wednesday 5th November 2003
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
Di Botcher Mrs Coles
Guest cast
Lisa Palfrey Dominique
David Britton Dale Mackenzie
Writing team
Boyd Clack Writer
Kirsten Jones Writer
Production team
Gareth Gwenlan Director
Gareth Gwenlan Producer
Maggie Russell Executive Producer
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