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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 5 - The 1890 Rocket

Horace decides to restore his grandfather's old train, The Josiah Hepplewhite Rocket, ready for a special exhibition.

Notes

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

Broadcast details

Date
Sunday 2nd January 1972
Time
2:30pm
Channel
BBC Radio 2
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 6th December 2012 8:00am Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 6th December 2012 12:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 6th December 2012 7:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 23rd May 2016 8:00am Radio 4 Extra
Monday 23rd May 2016 12:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 23rd May 2016 7:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 12th November 2018 8:30am Radio 4 Extra
Monday 12th November 2018 12:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 12th 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
Kenneth Connor Carla the Hen
John Graham Stationmaster at Euston
John Graham The Passenger
Kenneth Connor McTavish
Writing team
Jim Eldridge Writer
Production team
Edward Taylor Producer

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