The Airport

Episodes

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19940706]

An eight-part documentary series about life at Birmingham International Airport.

1: There's a bomb scare on board an incoming flight; the airport steps up its battle for transatlantic routes; and Lufthansa discovers that it has more passengers than meals for a flight due to depart in 30 minutes. Producers Brian King and Sarah Rowlands

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940706]

Producers: Brian King

Producers: Sarah Rowlands

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940710]

nAn eight-part documentary series about life at Birmingham

International Airport.

1: There's a bomb scare on board an incoming flight; the airport steps up its battle for transatlantic routes; and Lufthansa discovers it has more passengers than meals for a flight due to depart in 30 minutes.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940713]

An eight-part documentary series about life at Birmingham International Airport. 2: High winds and lost baggage; an aircraft carrying the Princess of Wales is the victim of a "bird strike"; management consider plans for a major expansion; and Bob Taylor , MD for 20 years, announces that he's leaving. Producers Brian King and Sarah Rowlands

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940713]

Unknown: Bob Taylor

Producers: Brian King

Producers: Sarah Rowlands

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940717]

An eight-part series about life at Birmingham International Airport. 2: High winds and lost baggage -and the MD of 20 years announces his departure.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940720]

An eight-part series about life at Birmingham International Airport. 3: The routine of airport life is shattered when a light aircraft crashes. Producers Brian King and Sarah Rowlands

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940720]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19940724]

Continuing the documentary series about life at Birmingham International Airport.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940727]

Life at Birmingham International Airport. 4: High winds and lost baggage; an aircraft carrying the Princess of Wales is the victim of a "bird strike"; airline staff deal with a fight on an inbound flight; and the airport announcess plans to go into partnership with the private sector. Producer Brian King

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940727]

Producer: Brian King

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940731]

Life at Birmingham International Airport. 4: An aircraft carrying the Princess of Wales suffers an "air strike".

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940803]

An eight-part series about life at Birmingham International Airport. 5: Snow disrupts flights and causes friction between airport management and airline. A distressed caller sparks a police search for a missing passenger, and interviews are held for a new operations director. Producers Brian King and Sarah Rowlands

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940803]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19940807]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19940810]

Life at Birmingham International Airport. 6: There is a full emergency alert when the pilot of a Lufthansa flight radios ahead to say he has lost all hydraulic power. Producers Brian King and Sarah Rowlands

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940810]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19940814]

Life at Birmingham International Airport. 6: Fog causes delays and frayed tempers.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940817]

An eight-part series about life at Birmingham International Airport.

7: Security is stepped up following the news of a series of mortar bomb attacks on Heathrow and a red van with a hole cut in its roof is discovered close to Birmingham Airport. Producers Bnan King and Sarah Rowlands

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940817]

Unknown: Birmingham International Airport.

Unknown: Sarah Rowlands

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940821]

Life at Birmingham International Airport. 7: Security is stepped up following the news of a series of bomb attacks on Heathrow.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940824]

Concluding the eight-part series about life at Birmingham International Airport. 8: Passengers face delays after a luggage truck collides with an aircraft. Local residents protest about engine noise. There are rumours that a major airline is to pullout of the airport- and a doctor hyperventilates. Producers Brian King and Sarah Rowlands

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940824]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19940828]

Last in the series about life at Birmingham International Airport.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950105]

A new comedy series starring the best of the black comedy circuit. Meet Sharon, not just an information announcer but a serious artiste; Reg Boyce , the immigration officer with a talent to offend; and Felix the drugs tester, who likes to check each sample personally. With Roger Griffiths ,

Llewella Gideon , Felix Dexter , Jo Martin , Josephine Melville and Robbie Gee. Producer Gareth Edwards

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950105]

Artiste: Reg Boyce

Unknown: Roger Griffiths

Unknown: Llewella Gideon

Unknown: Felix Dexter

Unknown: Jo Martin

Producer: Gareth Edwards

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950112]

Sketches by top performers on the black comedy circuit - Felix Dexter , Llewella Gideon , Roger Griffiths , Jo Martin ,

Josephine Melville and Eddie Nestor. Producer Gareth Edwards

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950112]

Unknown: Felix Dexter

Unknown: Llewella Gideon

Unknown: Roger Griffiths

Unknown: Jo Martin

Unknown: Eddie Nestor.

Producer: Gareth Edwards

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950119]

More sketches by the best of the black comedy circuit - Felix Dexter , Llewella Gideon , Roger Griffiths , Jo Martin ,

Josephine Melville and Eddie Nestor. Producer Gareth Edwards

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950119]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19950126]

Last in the series of sketches by top performers on the black comedy circuit. With Felix Dexter , Llewella Gideon , Roger Griffiths , Jo Martin ,

Josephine Melville and Eddie Nestor. Producer Gareth Edwards

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950126]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19950419]

Starring the best of the black comedy circuit. With Roger Griffiths , Llewella Gideon , Felix Dexter , Jo Martin , Josephine Melville and Robbie Gee. Producer Gareth Edwards Rpt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950419]

Unknown: Roger Griffiths

Unknown: Llewella Gideon

Unknown: Felix Dexter

Unknown: Jo Martin

Producer: Gareth Edwards Rpt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950426]

Black comedy with Felix Dexter , Llewella Gideon , Roger Griffiths , Jo Martin , Josephine Melville and Eddie Nestor. Producer Gareth Edwards Rpt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950426]

Unknown: Felix Dexter

Unknown: Llewella Gideon

Unknown: Roger Griffiths

Unknown: Jo Martin

Unknown: Eddie Nestor.

Producer: Gareth Edwards Rpt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950503]

More sketches from the black comedy circuit with Felix Dexter , Llewella Gideon , Roger Griffiths , Jo Martin ,

Josephine Melville and Eddie Nestor. Producer Gareth Edwards Rpt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950503]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19950510]

Last in the series of black comedy sketches with Felix Dexter ,

Llewella Gideon , Roger Griffiths , Jo Martin ,

Josephine Melville and Eddie Nestor. Producer Gareth Edwards

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950510]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19960111]

The staff of the worst airport in Britain are back for a second series. Today, Mr Fretty the in-flight busker has had a premonition of a disaster, and has written a cheery song about it.

Meanwhile, a thoroughbred racing rat is on the loose. With Roger Griffiths ,

Llewella Gideon , Felix Dexter , Jo Martin , Josephine Melville and Eddie Nestor. Producer Gareth Edwards

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960111]

Unknown: Mr Fretty

Unknown: Roger Griffiths

Unknown: Llewella Gideon

Unknown: Felix Dexter

Unknown: Jo Martin

Unknown: Eddie Nestor.

Producer: Gareth Edwards

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960118]

Four-part comedy series about the worst airport in Britain.

2: Dolores's son is arriving at

Terminal 3. With Roger Griffiths ,

Llewella Gideon , Felix Dexter , Jo Martin , Josephine Melville and Eddie Nestor. Producer Gareth Edwards

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960118]

Unknown: Roger Griffiths

Unknown: Llewella Gideon

Unknown: Felix Dexter

Unknown: Jo Martin

Unknown: Eddie Nestor.

Producer: Gareth Edwards

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960125]

Four-part comedy series about the worst airport in Britain.

3: Lyndon has his eye on the coveted "Employee of the Month" award. With Michael Buffong , Roger Griffiths ,

Uewella Gideon , Felix Dexter , Jo Martin , Josephine Melville and Eddie Nestor. Producer Gareth Edwards

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960125]

Unknown: Michael Buffong

Unknown: Roger Griffiths

Unknown: Uewella Gideon

Unknown: Felix Dexter

Unknown: Jo Martin

Unknown: Eddie Nestor.

Producer: Gareth Edwards

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960201]

Last episode of the comedy series about the worst airport in Britain. Reg Boyce has gone on a "Racism Awareness" course. With Roger Griffiths , Llewella Gideon , Felix Dexter , Jo Martin ,

Josephine Melville and Eddie Nestor. Producer Gareth Edwards

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960201]

Unknown: Reg Boyce

Unknown: Roger Griffiths

Unknown: Llewella Gideon

Unknown: Felix Dexter

Unknown: Jo Martin

Unknown: Eddie Nestor.

Producer: Gareth Edwards

Programme Catalogue - Details: 01 February 199619960201

Producer: G. EDWARDS

Previous in series: 25 January 1996

Description

The last in the current series of sketches from Britain's worst airport. Featuring Roger GRIFFITHS, Llewella GIDEON, Felix Dexter, Jo MARTIN, Josephine MELVILLE and Eddie NESTOR. Produced by Gareth EDWARDS.

Subject Categories

comedy programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

01 Feb 1996 18:30-19:00 (RADIO 4)

16 Dec 1996 23:30-23:59 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Felix Dexter (Author)

Llewella Gideon (Author)

Roger Griffiths (Author)

Jo Martin (Author)

Carlton Dixon (Author)

Sharon Foster (Author)

Eddie Nestor (ent)

Josephine Melville (ent)

Gareth Edwards (Producer)

Tracy Daley (voc)

Recorded on 1995-11-13.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 11 January 199619960111

Producer: G. EDWARDS

Next in series: 18 January 1996

Previous in series: 26 January 1995

Description

The sketch show in the worst airport in Britain returns for another series. Featuring Roger GRIFFITHS, Llewella GIDEON, Felix Dexter, Jo MARTIN, Josephine MELVILLE and Eddie NESTOR. Produced by Gareth EDWARDS.

Subject Categories

comedy programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

11 Jan 1996 18:30-19:00 (RADIO 4)

25 Nov 1996 23:30-23:59 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Felix Dexter (Author)

Llewella Gideon (Author)

Roger Griffiths (Author)

Eddie Nestor (Author)

Jo Martin (Author)

Carlton Dixon (Author)

Josephine Melville (Author)

Sharon Foster (Author)

Gareth Edwards (Producer)

Recorded on 1995-11-20.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 18 January 199619960118

Producer: G. EDWARDS

Next in series: 25 January 1996

Previous in series: 11 January 1996

Description

The sketch show in the worst airport in Britain. Featuring Roger GRIFFITHS, Llewella GIDEON, Felix Dexter, Jo MARTIN, Josephine MELVILLE and Eddie NESTOR. Produced by Gareth EDWARDS.

Subject Categories

comedy programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

18 Jan 1996 18:30-19:00 (RADIO 4)

02 Dec 1996 23:30-23:59 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Felix Dexter (Author)

Llewella Gideon (Author)

Roger Griffiths (Author)

Jo Martin (Author)

Millie Murray (Author)

Sharon Foster (Author)

Eddie Nestor (ent)

Josephine Melville (ent)

Gareth Edwards (Producer)

Recorded on 1995-10-30.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 25 January 199619960125

Producer: G. EDWARDS

Next in series: 01 February 1996

Previous in series: 18 January 1996

Description

The sketch show in the worst airport in Britain. Featuring Roger GRIFFITHS,

Subject Categories

comedy programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

25 Jan 1996 18:30-19:00 (RADIO 4)

09 Dec 1996 23:30-23:59 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Felix Dexter (Author)

Llewella Gideon (Author)

Roger Griffiths (Author)

Carlton Dixon (Author)

Josephine Melville (Author)

Millie Murray (Author)

Eddie Nestor (ent)

Jo Martin (ent)

Michael Buffong (ent)

Gareth Edwards (Producer)

Recorded on 1995-11-06.

Programme Catalogue - Station

Radio 4