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Grafters: Episode Eight (S2EP8 ITV 20 Dec 1999, Julian Rivett)



Episode Eight: Joe brings Auntie Maureen (Uncle Alan’s wife) down from Newcastle, where she discovers Alan in bed with his mistress. By threatening divorce Auntie Maureen gets the Purvis brothers the money that Alan has tried to cheat them out of. Viv meanwhile, cannot understand why Joe wants nothing to do with her, especially when she feels that he is trying to ‘pay her off’ with the money he gets from the flats – but independently of each other they investigate the same derelict property to develop….. Nick is alarmed at the thought of having Trevor as his brother in law, and fed up with Joe poaching his workers. He decides to take revenge and hit them where it really hurts – by destroying Irma. With the school conversion over and the summer season ending, will Joe and Trevor make Brighton a permanent home?

Regular Cast: Robson Green (Joe), Stephen Tompkinson (Trevor), Darren Morfitt (Simon Purvis), William Parker (Sam), Lesley Vickerage (Viv Casey), David Westhead (Nick Costello), Stacy Hart (Becky), Stephen Boxer (Geoff), Katherine Wogan (Clare Costello), Tracey Wilkinson (Karen)

Guest Cast: Berwick Kaler (Uncle Alan Purvis), Marian McLoughlin (Pippa), Carli Norris, Julian Rivett, Alex Giannini

Writer: Richard Stoneman / Director: Stephen Whittaker

Airdate: 20 Dec 1999 on ITV

Series: Grafters Season 2 Episode 8

Show Info: Comedy drama series. A pair of warring Geordie brothers Trevor and Joe travel to London to work as builders converting a house for a married upwardly mobile couple. In season two the pair set about converting an old school into a luxury apartment block but were never far away from trouble.