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 6, Episode 5 - Internal Affairs

Newly-seconded WPC Holly Nash provides unexpected romance for Claude, as Sgt Ball is set up by arch-enemy DI Frank Blunt of Internal Affairs. Fagin and Mam warn Ball, but is he being dangerously blase? Hoffman and Charlie get tooled up, but disaster seems inevitable.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 9th December 2008
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
Aneirin Hughes DI Frank Blunt
Caitlin Richards WPC Holly Nash
John Pierce Jones Chief Insp. Griffin
Writing team
Boyd Clack Writer
Kirsten Jones Writer
Production team
Gareth Gwenlan Director
Gareth Gwenlan Producer
Maggie Russell Executive Producer
Dean Smith Editor
David Hitchcock Production Designer
Graham Jarvis Composer