Pitching In. Image shows from L to R: Dylan (William Romain), Frank (Larry Lamb), Carys (Caroline Sheen).

Pitching In

BBC One Wales comedy drama set in a caravan park. 4 episodes (1 series) in 2019. Stars Larry Lamb, Caroline Sheen, Craig Russell, Lu Corfield and others.

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Pitching In. Image shows from L to R: Frank (Larry Lamb), Carys (Caroline Sheen).

Series 1, Episode 1

Recent widower Frank Hardcastle is surprised by a birthday party thrown by the tight-knit community of Glan Mor to celebrate his 71st birthday.

Further details

When the village organise a surprise 71st birthday party for Frank, he is shocked to see his daughter Carys show up - she has not been back since her mum's funeral. With her is son Dylan, a moody teenager who cannot bear to be away from the bright lights of Manchester.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 12th February 2019
BBC One Wales
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Larry Lamb Frank
Caroline Sheen Carys
Craig Russell Danny
Lu Corfield Tanya
Hayley Mills Iona
Melanie Walters Kitty
Jim Findley Royston
Kelli Hollis Mandy
Tony Mooney Keith
Adam Thomas Jase
Luke Bailey Todd
Valmai Jones Olwen
Abdullah Abzul Raj
Taj Atwal Reshma
Ifan Huw Dafydd Tucker
William Romain Dylan
Ieuan Rhys Enzo
Gary Robson Stip
Seren Medi Davies Chloe
Jamie Bacon Nicky
Writing team
Johanne McAndrew Writer
Elliot Hope Writer
Sarah Deane Script Editor
Production team
Tina Sherifa Hicks Production Designer
Patrick Hall Editor
Noreen Kershaw Director
Reece Dinsdale Director
Donna Molloy Producer
Colin McKeown Executive Producer
Shane Murphy Executive Producer
Maggie Russell Executive Producer
Matthew Hall Composer
Stephen Vedmore Composer


EastEnders veteran Larry Lamb takes the lead in this gentle, week-long daytime drama, first shown on BBC One Wales. Set in a Welsh holiday park run by cockernee widower Frank (Lamb), it opens with the surprise return of a long-lost family member. Hayley Mills co-stars. Continues tomorrow.

Mike Bradley, The Guardian, 25th March 2019

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