Borderline. Image shows from L to R: Clive Hassler (David Elms), Grant Brodie (Jamie Michie), Linda Proctor (Jackie Clune), Andy Church (Liz Kingsman), Tariq Mansoor (David Avery). Copyright: Little Rock.

Borderline

Channel 5 sitcom set in an airport. 12 episodes (2 series), 2016 - 2017. Stars Jackie Clune, David Avery, Liz Kingsman, David Elms and others.

Borderline. Image shows from L to R: Tariq Mansoor (David Avery), Grant Brodie (Jamie Michie), Linda Proctor (Jackie Clune), Andy Church (Liz Kingsman), Clive Hassler (David Elms). Copyright: Little Rock.

Borderline

Improvised mockumentary about the border guards working in an airport

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
2016 - 2017
Channel
Channel 5
Episodes
12   (2 series)
Creators
Michael Orton-Toliver and Chris Gau
Starring
Jackie Clune, David Avery, Liz Kingsman, David Elms, Jamie Michie, Guz Khan, Sunil Patel and Ralf Little
Writers
Chris Gau, Michael Orton-Toliver and Jack Docherty
Directors
Matt Jones and Fraser MacDonald
Producers
Zoƫ Rocha and Amanda Spencer

Borderline is a retro-scripted mockumentary based in the border security office of fictional Northend Airport, a small provincial airport which may lack a little in glamour, but still must abide by the same rules as larger international airports. The six part series follows the daily lives of the staff who work there and their relationships with each other.

Production Details

Production company
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Tuesday 2nd August 2016 on Channel 5 at 10pm
Last new broadcast
Thursday 9th November 2017 on Channel 5 at 11:30pm
Last repeat
Wednesday 10th July 2019 at 2:50am on CC Extra

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