Holding Back The Tide. John Hector (Ronald Pickup). Copyright: BBC.

Holding Back The Tide

BBC Radio 4 comedy drama about a preservation society. 9 episodes (2 series), 2016 - 2018. Stars Ronald Pickup, Paul Ritter, Kate Duchene and Michelle Asante.

Series 1, Episode 3 - Herring Week

Clare gets a job running Herring Week, but John is horrified that a Southerner should be put in charge and attempts a coup.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 25th August 2017
Time
2:15pm
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Length
45 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Ronald Pickup John Hector
Paul Ritter Richard
Kate Duchene Clare
Michelle Asante Lux
Guest cast
Sanchia McCormack Mrs Briggs of Events
Philip Fox Headley
Simon Ludders Norwegian Herring Enthusiast
Writing team
Nick Warburton Writer
Production team
Sally Avens Director
Sally Avens Producer
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