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Parsley Sidings

Parsley Sidings

  • Radio sitcom
  • BBC Radio 2
  • 1971 - 1973
  • 21 episodes (2 series)

Radio sitcom set in a sleepy out-of-the-way railway station, starring Arthur Lowe and Ian Lavender. Stars Arthur Lowe, Ian Lavender, Kenneth Connor and Liz Fraser.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 4 - The Inspector Calls

Percy decides to play a few pranks on Horace as an act of revenge when a railway inspector visits Parsley Sidings.

Notes

The only known recording of the episode surviving is not complete, because someone recorded footage of an Apollo moon mission over it.

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

Broadcast details

Date
Sunday 26th December 1971
Time
2:30pm
Channel
BBC Radio 2
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 29th November 2012 8:00am Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 29th November 2012 12:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 29th November 2012 7:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 1st December 2012 2:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 16th May 2016 8:00am Radio 4 Extra
Monday 16th May 2016 12:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 16th May 2016 7:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 21st May 2016 12:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 5th November 2018 8:30am Radio 4 Extra
Monday 5th November 2018 12:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 5th November 2018 7:30pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

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

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