The Invisibles. Image shows from L to R: Syd Woolsey (Warren Clarke), Maurice Riley (Anthony Head). Copyright: Company Pictures
The Invisibles

The Invisibles

  • TV comedy drama
  • BBC One
  • 2008
  • 6 episodes (1 series)

A comedy drama series about two old-time crooks who leave Spain to move to a sleepy Devon fishing village. Stars Anthony Head, Warren Clarke, Dean Lennox Kelly, Jenny Agutter, Mina Anwar and more.

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The Invisibles. Image shows from L to R: Hedley Huthwaite (Dean Lennox Kelly), Maurice Riley (Anthony Head), Syd Woolsey (Warren Clarke). Copyright: Company Pictures

Key details

Genre
Comedy Drama
Broadcast
2008
Channel
BBC One
Episodes
6 (1 series)
Stars
Anthony Head, Warren Clarke, Dean Lennox Kelly, Jenny Agutter, Mina Anwar, Paul Barber, Emily Head and Darren Tighe
Writer
William Ivory
Directors
Will Sinclair and Metin Hüseyin
Producers
Richard Burrell, George Faber, Charles Pattinson, Polly Hill and Andrew Lowe
Company

Syd Woolsey and Maurice Riley are old friends who return from the good life on the Costa del Crime, where they have spent their ill-gotten gains, to a quiet Devon fishing village, planning to eke out their retirement fishing and availing themselves of the NHS.

However, the quiet life is not for them and, with money running short, they quickly find themselves drawn back into a life of crime - only to find that crime has moved on and they've got new things to learn.

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Additional details

Also known as
  • Desperados (Working title)
Picture
Colour
Soundtrack
Music composed by Norwell and Green.

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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 1st May 2008 at 9pm on BBC One

Recording details

  • Ireland and Northern Ireland - Location filming

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