Shoestring (1979–1980)
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Another Man's Castle 

Whilst Philip and Diana Hoskens are moving house the van containing all their furniture is stolen by a shady landlord called Terry Bowen to furnish a property he is letting to a young ... See full summary »

Director:

Douglas Camfield

Writers:

Dave Humphries, Richard Harris (creator) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Trevor Eve ... Eddie Shoestring
Michael Medwin ... Don Satchley
Doran Godwin ... Erica Bayliss
Liz Crowther Liz Crowther ... Sonia
John Forgeham ... Terry Bowen
Keith Smith Keith Smith ... Nat Povey
Gordon Kane Gordon Kane ... Trader
Debbie Farrington Debbie Farrington ... Cleo
Dean Harris Dean Harris ... Cleo's Boyfriend
David Gillies David Gillies ... Philip Hosken
Helen Cooper Helen Cooper ... Diana Hosken
Roger Walker Roger Walker ... Howard
Ian MacFarlane Ian MacFarlane ... Billy
Eric Francis Eric Francis ... Mr. King
Jon Croft Jon Croft ... Gang Leader
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Storyline

Whilst Philip and Diana Hoskens are moving house the van containing all their furniture is stolen by a shady landlord called Terry Bowen to furnish a property he is letting to a young couple. One of them, Cleo, sells the colour television, which brings her into contact with Eddie, who is investigating the stolen furniture. It turns out that not only is Bowen trying to illegally evict an elderly tenant but he is also hiding two bank robbers in another of his properties. Eddie joins forces with Cleo to give Bowen his just deserts. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Genres:

Drama

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Release Date:

7 December 1980 (UK) See more »

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[Terry Bowen has bought a seaside cottage, which he's planning rent out to holidaymakers and has arrived at the property to evict the current tenant]
Terry Bowen: Come on, come on! I know you're in there. Come on, open the door, I'll kick the bloody thing in!
[a man in the garden of the house nearby the cottage peers over the hedge at Bowen, Bowen stares back and the other man looks away. He turns back to see a man inside the house peering through a window in the door]
Terry Bowen: Come on, come on, open up!
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