The adventures of a gang of British workmen abroad. Combines black and white humour with moments of drama, poignancy and drunkenness. The lads head to Germany seeking work, and are thrown together by virtue of shared nationality and a run-down wooden hut.
Last Episode05x02 Au Revoir: Part 2 Aired: Dec. 29, 2004
Barry is missing: taken hostage, his captors demand a ransom of £100,000. When the rest of the lads set out to find him, they meet a man who …
Series Fun Facts
- Goof (errors in geography): Most of the German location shots in Series 1 were filmed in Hamburg, not Dusseldorf. One of the giveaways is that many of the cars have HH (Hamburg) number plates.
- Jimmy Nail's girlfriend Miriam, now his wife, heard about the auditions and suggested that he try out to be an extra.
- Neville's wife Brenda (Julia Tobin) is the only female character to have appeared in every series.