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 4 - The Outsider

Hoffman is going through the dark night of the soul!

Further details

Hoffman meets Zoe and Zac Ashton-Lyme - two of the bright young things of the Rhondda - and gets drawn into their pretentious world. Fagin, Mam and Charlie are concerned. Ball and Cox, on the trail of a freemason businessman crook, see an opportunity to nab him!

Broadcast details

Thursday 22nd 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
Christopher Elson Zak Ashton-Lyme
Karen Paullada Zoe Ashton-Lyme
Stephen Marzella Sebastian Ashton-Lyme
Writing team
Boyd Clack Writer
Kirsten Jones Writer