On The Rocks

Gentle comedy set on a remote Scilly island in the late 1930's.

Episodes

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01Spies20131129

by Christopher William Hill. It's 1937 on the remote Scilly Island of St. Martin's, where the islanders are resisting the attempts of the Penzance GPO man to modernise the post office - around which their world revolves.

Episode 1: Spies

directed by Mary Peate.

Sound by Jenni Burnett, Anne Bunting and Graham Harper

Production Co-ordinator, Jessica Brown.

By Christopher William Hill. Gentle comedy set on a remote Scilly island in 1937.

02Omens20131206

by Christopher William Hill. It's 1937 on the remote Scilly Island of St. Martin's, where the islanders are resisting the attempts of the Penzance GPO man to modernise the post office - around which their world revolves.

Episode 2: Omens. Old Grace is convinced that strange things have started to happen since the new telegraph machine was installed.

directed by Mary Peate.

Sound by Jenni Burnett, Anne Bunting and Graham Harper

Production Co-ordinator, Jessica Brown.

03Movies20131213

by Christopher William Hill. It's 1937 on the remote Scilly Island of St. Martin's, where the islanders are resisting the attempts of the Penzance GPO man to modernise the post office - around which their world revolves.

Episode 3: Movies. Morwenna is bored of island life.

Directed by Mary Peate.

Sound by Jenni Burnett, Anne Bunting and Caleb Knightley

Production Co-ordinator, Jessica Brown.

04 LASTBarter20131220

by Christopher William Hill. It's 1937 on the remote Scilly Island of St. Martin's, where the islanders are resisting the attempts of the Penzance GPO man to modernise the post office - around which their world revolves.

Episode 4: Barter. Morwenna is trying to improve herself and Frank needs a lesson in island economics.

Directed by Mary Peate.

Sound by Jenni Burnett, Anne Bunting and Caleb Knightley

Production Co-ordinator, Jessica Brown.

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01Spies2013112920170626 (BBC7)

In the Scilly Isles in 1937, islanders resist attempts to modernise their post office.

by Christopher William Hill. It's 1937 on the remote Scilly Island of St. Martin's, where the islanders are resisting the attempts of the Penzance GPO man to modernise the post office - around which their world revolves.

Episode 1: Spies

directed by Mary Peate.

Sound by Jenni Burnett, Anne Bunting and Graham Harper
Production Co-ordinator, Jessica Brown.

In the Scilly Isles in 1937, islanders resist attempts to modernise their post office.

02Omens2013120620170703 (BBC7)

Old Grace is sure of strange happenings since the new telegraph machine was installed.

by Christopher William Hill. It's 1937 on the remote Scilly Island of St. Martin's, where the islanders are resisting the attempts of the Penzance GPO man to modernise the post office - around which their world revolves.

Episode 2: Omens. Old Grace is convinced that strange things have started to happen since the new telegraph machine was installed.

directed by Mary Peate.

Sound by Jenni Burnett, Anne Bunting and Graham Harper
Production Co-ordinator, Jessica Brown.

Old Grace is convinced that strange things have started to happen since the new telegraph machine was installed

03Movies2013121320170710 (BBC7)

Morwenna is bored with island life.

by Christopher William Hill. It's 1937 on the remote Scilly Island of St. Martin's, where the islanders are resisting the attempts of the Penzance GPO man to modernise the post office - around which their world revolves.

Episode 3: Movies. Morwenna is bored of island life.

Directed by Mary Peate.

Sound by Jenni Burnett, Anne Bunting and Caleb Knightley
Production Co-ordinator, Jessica Brown.

Morwenna is bored of island life.

04 LASTBarter20131220

Morwenna is trying to improve herself and Frank needs a lesson in island economics.

01Sirens20150511

Second series of 1930s Isles Of Scilly comedy. It's 1938 and with all this talk of war, G.P.O. man Frank Gunwallow returns to see if all is still in order at the St. Martin's Post Office.

It's 1938 and even on the remote island of St Martin's war seems inevitable, but the islanders have their own battles to contend with, stuck on a rock flung twenty-seven miles out into the Atlantic with only their natural grit and gallows humour to see them through.

01Sirens20150511

'Sirens' by Christopher William Hill.

Second series of 1930s Isles Of Scilly comedy. It's 1938 and with all this talk of war, G.P.O. man Frank Gunwallow returns to see if all is still in order at the St. Martin's Post Office.

Director - Mary Peate

It's 1938 and even on the remote island of St Martin's war seems inevitable, but the islanders have their own battles to contend with, stuck on a rock flung twenty-seven miles out into the Atlantic with only their natural grit and gallows humour to see them through.

02Adventure20150518

by Christopher William Hill.

1930s comedy set on the Isles of Scilly. Ben tries to prove to Morwenna May that he's a man of action. Episode 2: Adventure.

director - Mary Peate.

Ben tries to prove to Morwenna May that he's a man of action.

03Sermons20150525

'Sermons' by Christopher William Hill.

1930s comedy set on the Scilly island of St. Martin's, just before the Second World War. Father Tregarthan enlists the help of an unlikely source to help him with his irreligious parishioners.

Director - Mary Peate.

03Sermons20150525

'Sermons' by Christopher William Hill.

1930s comedy set on the Scilly island of St. Martin's, just before the Second World War. Father Tregarthan enlists the help of an unlikely source to help him with his irreligious parishioners.

Director - Mary Peate.

04Swimming20150601

by Christopher William Hill.

1930s comedy set on St. Martin's, one of the Isles of Scilly. War is looming and Ben still isn't getting anywhere with Morwenna- May.

Episode 4: Swimming.

Director - Mary Peate.

04 LASTSwimming20150601

by Christopher William Hill.

1930s comedy set on St. Martin's, one of the Isles of Scilly. War is looming and Ben still isn't getting anywhere with Morwenna- May.

Episode 4: Swimming.

Director - Mary Peate.

19980803

By Helen Kluger.

Sizzling Sydnee Sachell, fading American diva, steps out of Hollywood into Porthant Bay.

Can the locals cope as filming begins? Or, more to the point, can they act? With Lorelei King and Tristan Sturrock.

Director Pauline Harris (1/5).

With Sheila McClennon and guests.

Postcards: `On the Rocks' by Helen Kluger.

19980804

By Helen Kluger.

Sizzling Sydnee Sachell, fading American diva, steps out of Hollywood into Porthant Bay.

Can the locals cope as filming begins? Or, more to the point, can they act? With Lorelei King and Tristan Sturrock.

Director Pauline Harris (2/5).

With Sheila McClennon and guests.

Postcards: `On the Rocks' by Helen Kluger.

19980805

By Helen Kluger.

Sizzling Sydnee Sachell, fading American diva, steps out of Hollywood into Porthant Bay.

Can the locals cope as filming begins? Or, more to the point, can they act? With Lorelei King and Tristan Sturrock.

Director Pauline Harris (3/5).

With Martha Kearney and guests.

Postcards: `On the Rocks' by Helen Kluger.

With Lorelei King and Tristan Sturrock.

19980806

By Helen Kluger.

Sizzling Sydnee Sachell, fading American diva, steps out of Hollywood into Porthant Bay.

Can the locals cope as filming begins? Or, more to the point, can they act? With Lorelei King and Tristan Sturrock.

Director Pauline Harris (4/5).

With Martha Kearney and guests.

Postcards: `On the Rocks' by Helen Kluger.

19980807

By Helen Kluger.

Sizzling Sydnee Sachell, fading American diva, steps out of Hollywood into Porthant Bay.

With Lorelei King and Tristan Sturrock.

Director Pauline Harris (5/5).

With Sheila McClennon and guests.

Postcards: `On the Rocks' by Helen Kluger.

Can the locals cope as filming begins? Or, more to the point, can they act? With Lorelei King and Tristan Sturrock.