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 2, Episode 10 - Ton Up

Whilst putting some old paperwork into storage, Wilfred comes across an 1863 newspaper. Much to Jack's surprise, it shows that Hatley station is just days away from its centenary, and the staff determine to celebrate the occasion.

Broadcast details

Date
Sunday 28th September 1997
Time
6:45pm
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
Felix Bowness Bernie Bleasdale (Ticket Inspector)
Windsor Davies Mayor
James Pertwee Press Photographer
Writing team
David Croft Writer
Richard Spendlove Writer
Production team
Roy Gould Director
Charles Garland Producer
David Croft Executive Producer
Steve Jamison Editor
John Bristow Production Designer