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In the Long Run

In the Long Run

In the comedy created by Idris Elba, Walter and Agnes Easmon live a quiet life in 1985 London. But when Walter's brother Valentine arrives from Sierra Leone, he crashes into their home bringing laughter, music and chaos.

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    Season 1, Episode 1

    16L Walter gets a letter from his mother telling him his younger brother Valentine is coming from Sierra Leone to England to live with him. Valentine's imminent arrival causes a stir on the estate, especially with Walter's wife Agnes.

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      16L Mama comes to London! As Walter worries about whether his life on the Eastbridge will make his mama proud, Valentine worries that Kobna is taking his place as the favourite one.

      16L It's Valentine's turn to have Mama stay and true to form he shows her a good time. However, she's concerned about his lifestyle and takes it upon herself to help him find that special someone to settle down with.

      16L Bagpipes ponders the fragility of life but on hearing that Rajesh is trying for a baby, he and Walter come up with a plan to break him out of work and help create a life while Daddy is out of the house.

      16L Charles and Agnes join forces to present a vision of change to the residents of the Eastbridge, but Agnes realises too late that it involves demolition and a rebuild that doesn't guarantee housing every resident back on the estate.

      16L Valentine takes Kobna to Tilbury Docks to pick up his special shipment of records from West Africa and DJ the arrival party for the sailors. Meanwhile, Kirsty gets her first posh catering job and pulls in Agnes to help.

      16L The campaign to save the Eastbridge Estate comes to a head and friendships are tested.