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The Brothers McGregor
Episode number 11
Episode Criminal Connections (aka "Double Trouble")
ITV broadcast date 24th April 1986
Writer Julian Roach
Director Sally Aldred
Designer Taff Bentley
Previous episode Cyril's Singing
Next episode Irate Dinner Tables


Cyril falls for a dolly bird who calls at the pitch looking for Wesley as she has fallen for him. The only catch is that she is the girlfriend of Tommy Cavanagh, the local heavy. Wesley is afraid of getting beaten up, but Cyril thinks of ruse a to convince Cavanagh that Wesley wouldn't possibly be interested. Wesley suggests to Cyril that he show Glenys a house that is right out of their price range and nothing less will do for them in order to put off the dreaded day.


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  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 6,714,000 viewers (place in chart unknown). This episode was made second in the running order but transmitted fourth in the programme's second season.
  • This episode was repeated on the satellite channel Granada Plus on Wednesday 11th December 1996 at 10.30am and 3.00pm.

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