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
- Apart from the regular series and the spin-off, Educating Oz (1986) (TV), there was also a special short episode made in 2003 for Comic Relief starring Tim Healy, Kevin Whately, Jimmy Nail…
[show]Apart from the regular series and the spin-off, Educating Oz (1986) (TV), there was also a special short episode made in 2003 for Comic Relief starring Tim Healy, Kevin Whately, Jimmy Nail and Christopher Fairbank. Three sketches were also acted out on stage in 2000 as part of a charity concert in Newcastle, which starred Tim Healy, Kevin Whately and Jimmy Nail and depicted the events that preceded occurred before, after and between the first two series.
- Gary Holton (Wayne) wrote and sang a song about the show in 1984 with international artist Casino Steel.
- Jimmy Nail had done a spell of manual work in Germany himself, before filming the series.