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 5 - The Fly

Fagin is under threat from Karl Sweeney who has escaped from Happy Valley Mental Hospital.

Further details

Mam meets Phillip ap Fellini, a maker of religious documentaries, and the Hepplewhites are chosen for a TV reality programme, The Fly. Things go askew as our gang misjudge the mood and Sweeney slips Sgt Ball and Claude's grasp.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 4th April 2007
BBC One Wales
30 minutes