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

High Hopes

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One Wales
  • 1999 - 2015
  • 40 episodes (6 series)

BBC Wales sitcom about four petty criminals living in the South Wales valleys. Stars Robert Blythe and Margaret John. Stars Robert Blythe, Margaret John, Steven Meo, Ben Evans, Oliver Wood and more.

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Series 4, Episode 2 - Every Picture Tells A Story

A valuable painting falls into the Hepplewhites' hands. They call on Daniel Gold, an old art expert friend of Mam's for help, but things go wrong. Fagin's mental state deteriorates as criminals and bent coppers vie for possession.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 23rd November 2005
BBC One Wales
30 minutes

Cast & crew

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
Victor Spinetti Daniel Gold
Ri Richards Betty Bone
Dick Bradnum Richmond
Writing team
Boyd Clack Writer
Kirsten Jones Writer
Production team
Gareth Gwenlan Director
Gareth Gwenlan Producer
Maggie Russell Executive Producer
Tim Sanders Editor
David Hitchcock Production Designer
Graham Jarvis Composer

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