Channel 4's Comedy Gala
In the first episode of this six-part series we are introduced to Frank, a singer struggling with life as an amateur singer in Birmingham's late night bars.
Frank has a new interest in life, a beautiful woman who travels to Stourbridge Junction train station every morning.
The famous singer and womaniser Eddie Nichols is playing in town and Frank, a big fan, is desperate to meet him.
Frank and Roache are talent spotted by Shereen, a beautiful TV researcher from London. She's working for a company that's making a new talent video and Frank wants to get in on the action.
Frank discovers it's his mother's birthday. He gives her a card, but this is not enough for her. She blackmails him into buying her an expensive present.
Frank has found the girl of his dreams, Sam. Not only is she intelligent, she also has a very healthy attitude to sex, and Frank doesn't have to pay for it.