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.

Series 1, Episode 9 - Sleeping Around

Jack and May become worried when Gloria fails to return home one evening. Meanwhile, Ralph and Arnold are preparing for the dance, and Ethel is desperate for a partner on the floor. Mr Parkin could also have a nasty surprise up his sleeve...

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 26th August 1996
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
Julia Deakin May Skinner
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
Tara Daniels Amy Matlock
Richard Spendlove Mr. Orkindale
Guest cast
Tony Hawks Andy Bugden (Baker)
Al Ashton (as Al Hunter Ashton) Tom Samways (Coalman)
Writing team
David Croft Writer
Richard Spendlove Writer
Production team
Roy Gould Director
David Croft Producer

Video

Oh Doctor Beeching! - End Credits

Closing credits and theme tune from Oh Doctor Beeching! (taken from Series 1 Episode 9, Sleeping Around).

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