Change At Oglethorpe

Episodes

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01Off The Rails1995120720160504 (BBC7)
20160505 (BBC7)
20180110 (BBC7)
20180111 (BBC7)
20180113 (BBC7)
20191128 (BBC7)
20191129 (BBC7)
20191130 (BBC7)

Ticket sales at Oglethorpe railway station are at an all-time low.

Could passengers be put off by Points's Platform 1 FM Punk Rock Show? Or is it down to June's seances in the cafe? - or perhaps because Rocket refuses to sell anyone a ticket to Barnsley?

New station manager, David Clare has a challenge on his hands!

Peter Morfoot's railway sitcom stars Michael Williams and Peter Davison.

Rocket.... Michael Williams
David.... Peter Davison
June.... Rosemary Martin
Points.... Phillippa Wilson
Hattie.... Madge Hindle
Sodd.... Chris Emmett

Other parts played by Caroline Strong and David Timson.

Producer: Gareth Edwards

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in December 1995.

A graduate trainee takes charge of a rural railway station and its eccentric staff.

Comedy starring Peter Davison as a graduate trainee running a rural railway station.

Peter Morfoot's comedy stars Michael Williams as Rocket, Peter Davison as David, Rosemary Martin as June, Phillippa Wilson as Points, Madge Hindle as Hattie and Chris Emmett as Sodd. Other parts played by Caroline Strong and David Timson.

Comedy about a graduate trainee who takes charge of a rural railway station

02The Thin Controller1995121420160511 (BBC7)
20160512 (BBC7)
20180117 (BBC7)
20180118 (BBC7)
20191205 (BBC7)
20191206 (BBC7)

David Clare, Oglethorpe’s new Station Master, has got off to a bad start - falling through the cafe window, being shot at and attacked by a prize ferret - but things look likely to get a lot worse when he tries to sack Rocket...

Peter Morfoot's railway sitcom stars Peter Davison and Michael Williams.

David.... Peter Davison
Rocket.... Michael Williams
June.... Rosemary Martin
Points.... Phillippa Wilson
Hattie.... Madge Hindle
Sodd.... Chris Emmett

Other parts played by Tessa Worsley, John Hartley and Jonathan Keeble.

Producer: Gareth Edwards

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in December 1995.

Trouble for the rural railway station's new manager when he sacks a member of staff.

Comedy starring Peter Davison as a graduate trainee running a rural railway station.

Comedy about a graduate trainee who takes charge of a rural railway station

03The Brew That Is True1995122120160518 (BBC7)
20160519 (BBC7)
20180124 (BBC7)
20180125 (BBC7)
20191212 (BBC7)
20191213 (BBC7)

June's passion for station manager, David has so far been unrequited. But an interesting recipe in Old Cronwick's Book of Potions from Field and Forest should change all that...

Meanwhile, Rocket is expecting to meet an old flame when the Royal Train is diverted through the station.

Peter Davison and Michael Williams star in Peter Morfoot's railway sitcom.

David.... Peter Davison
Rocket.... Michael Williams
June.... Rosemary Martin
Points.... Phillippa Wilson
Hattie.... Madge Hindle
Sodd.... Chris Emmett

Other parts played by Paul Jenkins.

Producer: Gareth Edwards

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in December 1995.

The royal train's visit sparks turmoil for the rural railway station's new manager.

Comedy starring Peter Davison as a graduate trainee running a rural railway station.

Peter Morfoot's comedy stars Michael Williams as Rocket, Peter Davison as David, Rosemary Martin as June, Phillippa Wilson as Points, Madge Hindle as Hattie and Chris Emmett as Sodd. Other parts played by Paul Jenkins.

Comedy about a graduate trainee who takes charge of a rural railway station

04Remember, Remember The Fifth Of September1995122820160525 (BBC7)
20160526 (BBC7)
20180131 (BBC7)
20180201 (BBC7)
20191219 (BBC7)
20191220 (BBC7)

The blackest day of the year has come to Oglethorpe station - it's June's birthday. Rocket and Points are keeping out of her way, but station manager David is determined to make it a day to remember!

Peter Morfoot's comedy stars Michael Williams as Rocket, Peter Davison as David, Rosemary Martin as June, Phillippa Wilson as Points, Madge Hindle as Hattie and Chris Emmett as Sodd.

Producer: Gareth Edwards

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in December 1995.

Birthday celebrations go awry for the rural railway station's cafe proprietor June.

Comedy starring Peter Davison as a graduate trainee running a rural railway station.

Peter Davison and Michael Williams star in Peter Morfoot's railway sitcom.

David.... Peter Davison
Rocket.... Michael Williams
June.... Rosemary Martin
Points.... Phillippa Wilson
Hattie.... Madge Hindle
Sodd.... Chris Emmett

05The Unquiet American1996010420160601 (BBC7)
20160602 (BBC7)
20180207 (BBC7)
20180208 (BBC7)
20191226 (BBC7)

An exciting new engine could soon be running on the quiet rural railway - but there's a big catch. How can the staff make Oglethorpe look like a busy, modern station?

Peter Morfoot's comedy stars Michael Williams as Rocket, Peter Davison as David, Rosemary Martin as June, Phillippa Wilson as Points, Chris Emmett as Sodd and Don Fellows as York.

Producer: Gareth Edwards

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in December 1995.

The rural station staff attempt to secure an old engine, but there is a big catch.

Comedy starring Peter Davison as a graduate trainee running a rural railway station.

Peter Davison and Michael Williams star in Peter Morfoot's railway sitcom.

David.... Peter Davison
Rocket.... Michael Williams
June.... Rosemary Martin
Points.... Phillippa Wilson
Hattie.... Madge Hindle
Sodd.... Chris Emmett
York.... Don Fellows

06Foreign Parts1996011120160608 (BBC7)
20160609 (BBC7)
20180214 (BBC7)
20180215 (BBC7)
20200102 (BBC7)
20200103 (BBC7)

Winter has come to the Ogle Valley. David is dreaming of sun and sand when an old friend offers him an exciting job. Meanwhile, Arthur dreams of a date with June.

Peter Davison and Michael Williams star in Peter Morfoot's railway sitcom.

David.... Peter Davison
Rocket.... Michael Williams
June.... Rosemary Martin
Points.... Phillippa Wilson
Hattie.... Madge Hindle
Sodd.... Chris Emmett
Brian.... Peter Silverleaf

Producer: Gareth Edwards

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in January 1996.

As winter arrives on the rural railway, stationmaster David gets an exciting job offer.

Comedy starring Peter Davison as a graduate trainee running a rural railway station.

Comedy starring Peter Davison as a graduate trainee running a rural railway station.

Peter Davison and Michael Williams star in Peter Morfoot's railway sitcom.

David.... Peter Davison
Rocket.... Michael Williams
June.... Rosemary Martin
Points.... Phillippa Wilson
Hattie.... Madge Hindle
Sodd.... Chris Emmett
Brian.... Peter Silverleaf