The Brothers McGregor. Image shows from L to R: Wesley (Paul Barber), Cyril (Philip Whitchurch). Copyright: Granada Television.

The Brothers McGregor

ITV sitcom about half-brothers. 26 episodes (4 series), 1985 - 1988. Stars Paul Barber and Philip Whitchurch.

The Brothers McGregor

Liverpool-set sitcom about black and white half-brothers Wesley and Cyril who run an extremely dodgy second-hand car business

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1985 - 1988
Channel
ITV
Episodes
26   (4 series)
Creators
Julian Roach and John Stevenson
Starring
Paul Barber and Philip Whitchurch
Writers
Julian Roach and John Stevenson
Director
Bernard Thompson
Producer
Bill Podmore

Two half brothers - one black, one white - have very different dreams in life. Wesley, wants to be a politician while Cyril believes he will be the next Frank Sinatra. Until their dreams come true, however, they must continue to run a dilapidated second hand car lot in Liverpool.

Production Details

Production company
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Wednesday 4th September 1985 on ITV at 8:30pm
Last new broadcast
Wednesday 24th August 1988 on ITV at 10:35pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes

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