The Swan Man of Ilkley
Season 26, Episode 1
Air date 13 March 2005
Episode guide
Variations on a Theme of the Widow Winstanley
Watching the Clock
After Clegg, Truly, Billy and Alvin encounter a stranger planning to float to Ilkley using an inflatable swan, it's up to Entwistle to ensure the man completes his journey.
  • Guest appearances (for the first time) of Bobby Ball and Tommy Cannon.
  • The trio becomes a quartet from this episode till the next series.
  • Audience of 5.65m - 38th most watched programme of the week.