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

Date
Wednesday 4th April 2007
Time
10:40pm
Channel
BBC One Wales
Length
30 minutes