Thursday, 15 November 2012

On Radio: Parsley Sidings - The Postal Express

Dad’s Army’s Arthur Lowe and Ian Lavender star in a rediscovered Jim Eldridge’s Parsley Sidings, first broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in December, 1971.

Set on a sleepy railway station in the grand old days of traditional railways Parsley Sidings also features the vocal talents of Carry On stars Kenneth Connor and Liz Frazer.

This week’s episode sees the arrival of a new postal system in which Station Master Hepplewhite (Arthur Lowe) hopes will save the sleepy halt.

Parsley Sidings – The Postal Express will be broadcast on BBC Radio 4 Extra at 08:00 Hrs, 12:00 Hrs and again at 19:00 Hrs, it will also be available to Listen Again on the BBC iPlayer for a week after broadcast.

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