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 5, Episode 3 - Seance On A Wet Afternoon

A rainy day in Cwm Pen Ol. The tedium in the Hepplewhite household is relieved by conversation - old tales of seaside adventures and family histories.

Further details

Despite the rain the local lead-thief is about his business up on rooftops pursued by Ball and Cox. A seance held for a bit of fun has unforeseen and dramatic consequences.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 21st March 2007
BBC One Wales
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Robert Blythe Fagin
Margaret John Mam
Steven Meo Hoffman
Oliver Wood Charlie
Keiron Self PC Claude Cox
Boyd Clack Sgt Ball
Guest cast
Greg Llewellyn Arthur Syd Barratt
Writing team
Boyd Clack Writer
Kirsten Jones Writer
Production team
Gareth Gwenlan Director
Gareth Gwenlan Producer
Maggie Russell Executive Producer

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