Tales From The Tower

Comedy series in four parts by David Holt about a `watcher' who, from the top of Blackpool Tower, follows events below with his high-power binoculars.

Episodes

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01Penne Arabiata No Chips20090321 BT=0600 (BBC7). From the top of the Tower, caretaker Bob Braithwaite views the goings-on in Blackpool.
01Penne Arrabiata No Chips2001080820110323 (BBC7)
20090320 (BBC7)
20090321 (BBC7)
20100118 (BBC7)
20121130 (BBC7)

From the top of Blackpool Tower, caretaker Bob Braithwaite spies on a wedding organiser. Stars David Holt. From August 2001.

. From the top of Blackpool Tower, caretaker Bob Braithwaite spies on a wedding organiser.

From the top of Blackpool Tower, caretaker Bob Braithwaite spies on a wedding organiser. Stars David Holt. From August 2001.

Stars David Holt.

Bob observes the 25th wedding anniversary celebrations of Clinton J Beesley, self-proclaimed King of Weddings and owner of Nuptial World.

From the top of Blackpool Tower, caretaker Bob Braithwaite spies on a wedding organiser. Stars David Holt. From August 2001.

Stars David Holt.

Bob observes the 25th wedding anniversary celebrations of Clinton J Beesley, self-proclaimed King of Weddings and owner of Nuptial World.

From the top of Blackpool Tower, caretaker Bob Braithwaite spies on a wedding organiser. Stars David Holt. From August 2001.

Stars David Holt.

Bob observes the 25th wedding anniversary celebrations of Clinton J Beesley, self-proclaimed King of Weddings and owner of Nuptial World.

From the top of Blackpool Tower, caretaker Bob Braithwaite spies on a wedding organiser. Stars David Holt. From August 2001.

From the top of Blackpool Tower, caretaker Bob Braithwaite spies on a wedding organiser. Stars David Holt. From August 2001.

02The Last Waltz2001081520090328 BT=0600 (BBC7)
20110330 (BBC7)
20090327 (BBC7)
20100125 BT=2330 (BBC7)
20121207 (BBC7)

. Jack's Second World War drag spectacular is made complicated by peeved pensioners.

From Blackpool Tower, caretaker Bob spies on a troubled tea dance with a drag spectacular. Stars David Holt. From August 2001.

. From Blackpool Tower, caretaker Bob spies on a troubled tea dance with a drag spectacular.

From Blackpool Tower, caretaker Bob spies on a troubled tea dance with a drag spectacular. Stars David Holt. From August 2001.

Stars David Holt.

From August 2001.

From Blackpool Tower, caretaker Bob spies on a troubled tea dance with a drag spectacular. Stars David Holt. From August 2001.

From August 2001.

From Blackpool Tower, caretaker Bob spies on a troubled tea dance with a drag spectacular. Stars David Holt. From August 2001.

Stars David Holt.

From August 2001.

From Blackpool Tower, caretaker Bob spies on a troubled tea dance with a drag spectacular. Stars David Holt. From August 2001.

From August 2001.

From Blackpool Tower, caretaker Bob spies on a troubled tea dance with a drag spectacular. Stars David Holt. From August 2001.

03Complete With Wipeable Cover2001082220090403 (BBC7)
20100201 BT=2330 (BBC7)
20110406 (BBC7)
20121214 (BBC7)
From Blackpool Tower, caretaker Bob spies on a businesswoman being hounded by the press. Stars David Holt. From August 2001.

Caretaker Bob watches as a mail order businesswoman is hounded by the press.

From his Blackpool vantage point, caretaker Bob watches as a mail order businesswoman is hounded by the press.

From Blackpool Tower, caretaker Bob spies on a businesswoman being hounded by the press. Stars David Holt. From August 2001.

Caretaker Bob watches as a mail order businesswoman is hounded by the press.

From his Blackpool vantage point, caretaker Bob watches as a mail order businesswoman is hounded by the press.

From Blackpool Tower, caretaker Bob spies on a businesswoman being hounded by the press. Stars David Holt. From August 2001.

Caretaker Bob watches as a mail order businesswoman is hounded by the press.

From his Blackpool vantage point, caretaker Bob watches as a mail order businesswoman is hounded by the press.

From Blackpool Tower, caretaker Bob spies on a businesswoman being hounded by the press. Stars David Holt. From August 2001.

03Watcher20010822
04 LASTOne Good Turn2001082920110413 (BBC7)
20090410 (BBC7)
20100208 (BBC7)
20121221 (BBC7)

Caretaker Bob spies on one of Blackpool's top cabaret acts struggling along the pier. Stars David Holt. From August 2001.

. Bob spies on one of Blackpool's top cabaret acts struggling along the pier. From 2001.

Caretaker Bob spies on one of Blackpool's top cabaret acts struggling along the pier. Stars David Holt. From August 2001.

From 2001.

Bob Hopes someone will rescue Tony, as he struggles along the pier with his cabaret gear.

One of Blackpool's top acts makes their way slowly and painfully up the promenade with all their equipment after their van fails its MOT.

Caretaker Bob spies on one of Blackpool's top cabaret acts struggling along the pier. Stars David Holt. From August 2001.