With his chat show and his marriage both over Alan is now living at the Linton Travel Lodge and DJing on the early show for Radio Norwich. He is desperate for a second series - so desperate he sees himself as lap-dancing for BBC controller Tony Hayers - but when he is told that no series will be forth-coming he attacks Hayers with a lump of cheese. He returns to his hotel room and, after a heart-to-heart with his devoted assistant Lynn, injures himself going for the mini-bar. Written by
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Did You Know?
The character Peter Linehan, head of News and Current Affairs at the BBC, is named for Graham Linehan
, who appears in one of the episodes as an RTE exec. See more
When Alan returns to the living room after using the toilet, a crew member and cables on the floor are clearly visible on the left side of the screen as he puts his jacket on. See more
[Tony Hayers has told Alan that although there won't be another series of his chat show, he'll still be open to any other ideas in future, so Alan seizes the opportunity to pitch his ideas for programs
[Opening a file
Right, OK. Shoestring, Taggart, Spender, Bergerac, Morse. What does that say to you about regional detective series?
There's too many of them?
That's one way of looking at it, another way of looking at it is, people like them, let's make some more of them. A detective series based...
Written by Paul McCartney
and 'Linda McCartney'
Performed by Denny Laine See more