Murder On The Blackpool Express. Image shows from L to R: Terry (Johnny Vegas), Gemma (Sian Gibson).

Murder On The Blackpool Express

Gold comedy drama about a coach driver. 1 episode in 2017. Stars Johnny Vegas, Sian Gibson, Griff Rhys Jones, Mark Heap and others.

Terry

Played by: Johnny Vegas
Murder On The Blackpool Express. Terry (Johnny Vegas).

Terry is an aimless, bored coach driver, spending his days ferrying around dull passengers on even duller literary tours around the North of England.

Gemma

Played by: Sian Gibson
Murder On The Blackpool Express. Gemma (Sian Gibson).

Gemma is the bubbly owner/operator of Draper's literary tours. It is her life, and she takes great pride in offering great service even though it is aboard her dusty old coach.

David Van Der Clane

Played by: Griff Rhys Jones
Murder On The Blackpool Express. David Van Der Clane (Griff Rhys Jones).

David is the flamboyant, pretentious, self-obsessed author of the books that the tour is centred around.

Graham

Played by: Mark Heap
Murder On The Blackpool Express. Graham (Mark Heap).

Graham is a lone figure on the coach. Gruff and uncommunicative, Graham seems to be furious that he even has to tolerate the rag-tag collection of misfits he has ended up on this coach with.

Moira

Played by: Nina Wadia
Murder On The Blackpool Express. Moira (Nina Wadia).

Moira is a battle axe of an old woman. She has no friends and her only companion is her dutiful carer Laura, who Moira treats with utter disdain,
regularly doling out verbal warnings for Laura's minor mistakes.

Laura

Played by: Kimberley Nixon
Murder On The Blackpool Express. Laura (Kimberley Nixon).

Sweet and gentle Laura is the poor, put-upon carer to wheelchair bound Moira.

Doc

Played by: Nigel Havers
Murder On The Blackpool Express. Doc (Nigel Havers).

Doc is a suave, debonair presence on the tour. The rest of the passengers are very impressed they have an actual Doctor on the coach.

Kevin

Played by: Kevin Eldon
Murder On The Blackpool Express. Kevin (Kevin Eldon).

Kevin is Doc's brother. And Doc is all he has to cling on to as Kevin has lost his memory. Doc tells him he had a bump on the head but it could be anything really.

Grace

Played by: Katy Cavanagh
Murder On The Blackpool Express. Grace (Katy Cavanagh).

George and Grace are better than most people. Or so Grace believes.

George

Played by: Matthew Cottle
Murder On The Blackpool Express. George (Matthew Cottle).

George just does what wife Grace tells him, he has found this is the easiest way to get through life.

Marge

Played by: Susie Blake
Murder On The Blackpool Express. Marge (Susie Blake).

Marge is a seventy-year-old battle-axe and leader of her friendship group, comprising of Mildred and Peggy.

Peggy

Played by: Una Stubbs
Murder On The Blackpool Express. Peggy (Una Stubbs).

Peggy is amazed by the world around her. But she sees her job as protecting Mildred and making sure they have the best time possible on the tour.

Mildred

Played by: Sheila Reid
Murder On The Blackpool Express. Mildred (Sheila Reid).

Mildred is 80 but in many ways still a child. She is a twinkle-eyed member of the group with Peggy and Marge who both seem to have to mother her.

Ben

Played by: Javone Prince
Murder On The Blackpool Express. Ben (Javone Prince).

Ben is Gemma's ex-boyfriend, although he has a problem accepting that. He won't leave her alone, so much so that a judge has had to tell him to do so with a court order.