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
    Jake Rollins 1st Assistant Director
    Zoƫ Rocha Producer
    Ralf Little Executive Producer
    Sarah Doole Executive Producer
    Chris Gau Executive Producer
    Michael Orton-Toliver Executive Producer
    Amer Iqbal Editor
    Jonathan Paul Green Production Designer
    Andrew Rodger Director of Photography
    Lucia Santa Maria Costume Designer
    Velina Iankova Make-up Designer
    Vlad Berkhemer Composer

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