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.


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: Mo Khan (Guz Khan), Linda Proctor (Jackie Clune). Copyright: Little Rock.

Series 1, Episode 4 - Goodbye Charles

Today is Clive's birthday and he is expecting a big surprise party. He is doomed to disappointment.

Further details

Today is Clive's birthday. Last year everyone forgot and Tariq promised to remember the next one, so Clive is expecting a big surprise party this time. He is doomed to disappointment, as Proctor's only announcement at the morning briefing is about mechanic Charles Headley, who has died.

Grant knew Charles well and spends the rest of the day drowning his sorrows and trying to get others to join him. Andy and Tariq are mystified--who on earth was Charles? Despite numerous clandestine meetings during the day, they still have no idea.

Clive does not care. Once again no-one has remembered his birthday, so he walks around dropping increasingly broad hints.

Later, when the whole team gather for a memorial service in the office, Andy's poor memory is exposed and an unsavoury fact about the dead Charles is revealed. Meanwhile, Clive is still waiting for his big surprise party...

Broadcast details

Tuesday 23rd August 2016
Channel 5
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Jackie Clune Linda Proctor
David Avery Tariq Mansoor
Liz Kingsman Andy Church
David Elms Clive Hassler
Jamie Michie Grant Brodie
Guz Khan Mo Khan
Sunil Patel Sujan Stevens
Ralf Little Narrator
Writing team
Chris Gau Writer
Michael Orton-Toliver Writer
Matt Jones Story
Ralf Little Story
Production team
Matt Jones (as Matt L Jones) Director
Zoƫ Rocha Producer
Ralf Little Executive Producer
Sarah Doole Executive Producer
Chris Gau Executive Producer
Michael Orton-Toliver Executive Producer

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