All Along The Watchtower. Image shows from L to R: Airman Tench (Felix Bell), Flight Lieutenant Simon Harrison (Chris Lang), Wing-Commander Hilary Campbell-Stokes (Roger Blake). Copyright: BBC
All Along The Watchtower

All Along The Watchtower

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 1999
  • 6 episodes (1 series)

An all-but-abandoned RAF early warning station in the middle-of-nowhere, Scotland, is threatened with closure. Stars Felix Bell, Chris Lang, Roger Blake, Zoë Eeles, Tony Roper and more.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 4 - One Flew Into The Cuckoo's Nest

When an Osprey is spotted nesting near the base, Ian sees an excellent business opportunity. That is, if the Wing-Commander doesn't have it shot first!

Broadcast details

Sunday 21st March 1999
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Felix Bell Airman Tench
Chris Lang Flight Lieutenant Simon Harrison
Roger Blake Wing-Commander Hilary Campbell-Stokes
Zoë Eeles Eilidh Guthrie
Tony Roper Iain Guthrie
Tom Watson Douggie Maclaggan
Georgie Glen Mrs Mulvey
Guest cast
Aileen O'Gorman Mrs MacIntyre
Tim Stern Mr Gifford
Andrew Charleson Mr Kershaw
Colin Marsh Mr Hutcheson
Katie Campbell Mrs Hutcheson
Writing team
Pete Sinclair Writer
Trevelyan Evans Writer
Production team
Lissa Evans Director
Pete Thornton Producer
Mike Bolland Executive Producer
Mykola Pawluk Editor
Andrew Howe-Davies Production Designer
Debbie Wiseman Composer

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