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Duration: 30 minutes

Comedy set around the antics of Jimmy Miller and his ragtag family of mountain rescue volunteers. When the naive and enthusiastic Conor reports for his first day as a volunteer, Jimmy, the shambolic old rescue hand, takes it upon himself to teach Conor the ways of the hills.

Conor's education begins in the pub, where he is introduced to the small mountain community of Jules, Bill, and Bernie. No-nonsense barmaid Jules runs the pub, the Busted Femur; Bill spends every living hour looking after dogs, and his social skills have suffered as a result; and Bernie is head of operations, happy to the point of delirium in her work.

When the actual mountain rescuing begins, things go from bad to worse, and then to even worse than that.

Last on

Tue 6 May 2014 23:05 BBC One Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland HD only

Credits

Jimmy Miller
Jimmy Chisholm
Conor
Kevin Guthrie
Jules
Sharon Rooney
Ronnie Silva
Jonathan Watson
Bill
David Ireland
Bernie
Kathryn Howden
Lady C
Sheila Reid
Carl Dougan
Donald McLeary
Producer
Owen Bell
Director
Matt Lipsey
Writer
Donald McLeary

Broadcasts

  • Tue 6 May 2014 22:35 BBC One Scotland, Scotland HD only

  • Tue 6 May 2014 22:40 BBC One except Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland HD, Scotland, Scotland HD

  • Tue 6 May 2014 23:05 BBC One Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland HD only

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