Oh Doctor Beeching!. Image shows from L to R: Jack Skinner (Paul Shane), Ethel Schumann (Su Pollard). Copyright: BBC.

Oh Doctor Beeching!

BBC One sitcom about the staff at a quiet railway station. 20 episodes (pilot + 2 series), 1995 - 1997. Stars Paul Shane, Su Pollard, Jeffrey Holland, Julia Deakin and others.

Pilot

The peaceful life of Hartley station looks set to be disrupted with the arrival of a new fault-finding station master and rumours that the Minister of Transport, Dr Beeching, is planning to close down a large section of the network.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 14th August 1995
Time
8:30pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Paul Shane Jack Skinner
Su Pollard Ethel Schumann
Jeffrey Holland Cecil Parkin
Barbara New Vera Plumtree
Stephen Lewis Harry Lambert
Ivor Roberts Arnold
Perry Benson Ralph
Terry John Percy
Lindsay Grimshaw Gloria Skinner
Paul Aspden (as Paul Aspen) Wilfred Schumann
Guest cast
Sherrie Hewson May Skinner
John D. Collins Man
Daphne Goddard Lady
Writing team
David Croft Writer
Richard Spendlove Writer
Production team
Roy Gould Director
David Croft Producer
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