|Eliot Otis Brown Walters||Lake|
|Bob Mortimer||Kung-Fu Clown|
|Richard Garfoot||Wrestling Clown|
|Vanessa Feltz||Chat Show Host|
Jimmy is a small-time crook living in Glasgow, Scotland, long since absent from the lives of his ex-wife, Shirley, and 12-year-old daughter, Marlene, who live in England's Midlands. One day, Jimmy happens to catch Shirley and Marlene on a TV talk show, where Shirley has rejected the proposal of her boyfriend, Dek . Taking this as a sign, Jimmy up and leaves for the Midlands to win Shirley back.