Series 1, Episode 6 - Escape From Royston Vasey
Another stranger arrives at the Local Shop, but this time it is David, Tubbs and Edward's son. He drops a bombshell - the construction company responsible for the dreaded new road is in fact his. David wants to take his mum to London for the weekend, but his plan is foiled by Edward.
It is Barbara's special day - it's time for her operation! But not one to shirk, she is still working in the hours before. However, when she arrives at the hospital, she finds out her surgeon is Dr Chinnery.
Elsewhere it has come to the end of the restart course and Pauline has invented a new game called Shop A Scrounger. But there is a shock in store for her when Ross reveals his true identity.
Geoff is celebrating his birthday with Mike and Brian. His friends pretend they have forgotten, but their joke backfires when they hear a gun shot being fired in the toilet. Is it the end for Geoff?
And Ben escapes the Dentons and comes across Tubbs outside the Local Shop. He asks her for some food, noticing she is wearing hiking boots similar to Martin's, and follows her inside. Will he survive?
- Monday 15th February 1999
- BBC Two
- 30 minutes
Cast & crew
|Steve Pemberton||Uncle Harvey|
|Mark Gatiss||Auntie Val|
|Mark Gatiss||Dr Chinnery|
|Reece Shearsmith||Bernice Woodall|
|Steve Pemberton||Barbara Dixon (Voice)|
|Megan De Wolf||Chloe Denton|
|Rosy De Wolf||Radclyffe Denton|
|Patsy Maguire Crawford||Nurse Rich|
|Thomas Sherlock||Postbox Boy|
|Ruth Harrop||Natalie (Little girl)|
|Miles Hindley||Little Boy|
|Steve Pemberton||Farmer Tinsel|
|Mark Gatiss||David Tattsyrup|
|Jon Plowman||Executive Producer|
|Jemma Rodgers||Associate Producer|
|Sarah Kane||Production Designer|
|Grenville Horner||Production Designer|
|Rob Kitzmann||Director of Photography|
|Yves Barre||Costume Designer|
|Vanessa White||Make-up Designer|