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 9 - A Pregnant Pause

After failing to master the art of stopping whilst training to drive the new diesels, Arnold is depressed, frustrated, and in fear for his job. Meanwhile, May worries that she's pregnant. Will either possibility come to fruition?

Broadcast details

Date
Sunday 21st 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
Writing team
Paul Minett Writer
Brian Leveson Writer
Production team
Roy Gould Director
Charles Garland Producer
David Croft Executive Producer
Steve Jamison Editor
John Bristow Production Designer