The Valley Express. Image shows from L to R: Stan (David Baxter), Jenny (Nerys Hughes). Copyright: BBC.

The Valley Express

BBC One sitcom. 1 pilot in 1969. Stars David Baxter, Richard Davies, Nerys Hughes, Jessie Evans and James Appleby.

The Valley Express

Reg and Stan are local reporters in Wales who make up stories and sell them to Fleet Street. They are in for a shock when they are taken seriously

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1969
Channel
BBC One
Episodes
1 Pilot
Starring
David Baxter, Richard Davies, Nerys Hughes, Jessie Evans and James Appleby
Writer
John Lloyd
Director
Graeme Garden
Producer
James Gilbert

In order to relieve the boredom of working for a small Welsh news paper, Reg and Stan attempt to fabricate exciting stories and sell them to the national newspapers. It appears that they may be having more impact than they could possibly have imagined...

Production Details

Part of

Comedy Playhouse

Production company

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Monday 21st April 1969 on BBC One at 7:30pm
Episode length
30 minutes