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

Oh Doctor Beeching!

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 1995 - 1997
  • 20 episodes (2 series)

Sitcom following the working and personal lives of the staff at Hatley railway station in 1963, under the threat of the Beeching axe. Stars Paul Shane, Su Pollard, Jeffrey Holland, Julia Deakin, Barbara New and more.

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Series 2, Episode 7 - Action Stations

When Lady Lawrence's chauffeur tips off Mr Parkin that he's due to collect Dr Beeching from the station later that evening, the staff of Hatley go into a cleaning frenzy.

Broadcast details

Date
Sunday 7th September 1997
Time
6:55pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

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
Guest cast
Angela Easterling Lady Lawrence
Hugh Lloyd Ernie Bennett
Writing team
John Chapman Writer
Production team
Roy Gould Director
Charles Garland Producer
David Croft Executive Producer
Steve Jamison Editor
John Bristow Production Designer

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