Parsley Sidings. Copyright: BBC.

Parsley Sidings

BBC Radio 2 sitcom about a railway station. 21 episodes (pilot + 2 series), 1971 - 1973. Stars Arthur Lowe, Ian Lavender, Kenneth Connor and Liz Fraser.

Series 1, Episode 2 - The Postal Express

British Rail and the GPO have decided to place a "rail-side picking up and delivery point" for express mail at a local station. Horace is determined to give Parsley Sidings a new lease of life by winning the contract, but he has stiff competition.

Notes

This episode no longer exists in the archives. It is missing, believed wiped.

Broadcast details

Date
Sunday 12th December 1971
Time
2:30pm
Channel
BBC Radio 2
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Arthur Lowe Horace Hepplewhite
Ian Lavender Bertrand Hepplewhite
Kenneth Connor Percy Valentine
Kenneth Connor Mr Bradshaw
Liz Fraser Gloria Simpkins
Guest cast
Kenneth Connor Carla the Hen
John Graham Phineas Perkins
John Graham The Inspector
Writing team
Jim Eldridge Writer
Production team
Edward Taylor Producer
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