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1834

BBC Radio 4 sitcom. 6 episodes (1 series) in 2003. Stars Michael Begley, Joe Caffrey, Kenneth Alan Taylor, Mark Chatterton, James Nickerson, Toby Hadoke and Julia Rounthwaite.

1834

Comedy series about a 21st Century English teacher from Cheadle Hulme who wakes up to find himself in Macclesfield - in 1834

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
2003
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Episodes
6   (1 series)
Starring
Michael Begley, Joe Caffrey, Kenneth Alan Taylor, Mark Chatterton, James Nickerson, Toby Hadoke and Julia Rounthwaite
Writer
Jim Poyser
Producer
Polly Thomas

After a few drinks, English teacher Jason Slater wakes up in the 19th century.

For the 21st Century Cheadle Hulme resident, finding himself suddenly in 1834 Macclesfield is, to say the least, a surprise.

Unable to glean any information on the situation from his faithful valet, Ned, Jim discovers that he is now Tarquin, third son of Lord Belport.

He has also acquired a suspicious brother, a spurned ex-girlfriend and an over-excited Luddite cum cauliflower farmer.

Production Details

Production company

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Wednesday 11th June 2003 on BBC Radio 4
Last new broadcast
Wednesday 16th July 2003 on BBC Radio 4
Length of episodes
30 minutes
Last repeat
Wednesday 13th December 2017 at 5:00am on Radio 4 Extra