Four rare episodes of the 1971-73 BBC Radio Two comedy series, set in a sleepy railway station, which ran for two (ten-episode) seasons, plus pilot.
"The show now arriving on this service is the special excursion to Parsley Sidings".
Featuring : Arthur Lowe as Station Master, Horace Heppelwhite ; Ian Lavender as his son, Bertrand ; and Kenneth Connor as both the Station Porter, Percy Valentine, and the Signalman, Mr Bradshaw ; and Liz Fraser as Station Tannoy Announcer, Gloria.
These recordings are among the few remaining episodes available, with the fourth, "The New Level Crossing", discovered in 2008.
Disc One :-
"Goodbye Parsley Sidings" (Season One, Episode Ten ; Feb '72) :-
Horace gets promoted, and leaves for pastures new ... but his replacement seems a right old ogre.
"The Entente Cordiale" (Season Two, Episode Three ; Oct '73) :-
After an exchange visit to France, the Head of French Rail is keen to see Gloria's tannoy.
Disc Two :-
"A Night Out" (Season Two, Episode Four ; Oct '73) :-
Thanks to Percy and Bertrand, a lady misses the last train to Birmingham, and has nowhere to stay the night.
"The New Level Crossing" (Season Two, Episode Eight ; Nov 73) :-
What will happen to Bradshaw, now that Parsley Sidings gets a new, automated level crossing?
Disc One is in EX- condition.
Disc Two is in EX+ condition.