Oh, Doctor Beeching! Season 1
S01 E01Jul 1, 1996
All Change Jul 1, 1996 At the peaceful country railway station in Hatley, life appears uncomplicated until the day the newspaper arrives with the news that Dr Beeching, the Minister of Transport, is rumoured to be planning to close down a large proportion of the national rail network.
S01 E02Jul 8, 1996
Talking Turkey Jul 8, 1996 The staff are anxious to hear which stations Dr. Beeching is to close down. Meanwhile, Harry's turkey Oscar escapes and runs riot on the line.
S01 E03Jul 15, 1996
The Train Now Standing Jul 15, 1996 New Stationmaster Cecil Parkin decides the announcement system needs revising; Jack becomes even more suspicious of May.
S01 E04Jul 22, 1996
A Moving Story Jul 22, 1996 As Cecil Parkin prepares to move into the Stationmaster's house, Ethel discovers that May has met Parkin before.
S01 E05Jul 29, 1996
The Late Mr Buckly Jul 29, 1996 A parcel arrives at Hatley in a very peculiar type of packaging.
S01 E06Aug 5, 1996
Horse Play Aug 5, 1996 A horse box arrives at Hatley station. Luckily, Wilfred is standing by with a bucket of water and a bale of hay.
S01 E07Aug 12, 1996
Past Love Aug 12, 1996 The staff are up early to collect a new arrivalâ€”but a much less welcome one turns up later that same day.
S01 E08Aug 19, 1996
Job Opportunity Aug 19, 1996 May is asked to go for an interview for the job of buffet manageress at Loxley station, where she'd be working for Fred Foster. But Jack, Harry and Cecil know him well...
Sleeping Around Gloria and Wilfred's beds are still made, so May, Ethel and Jack are anxious to find out where they are. Meanwhile, Ethel is hoping to be swept off her feet at the local dance.