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What Century Are You Living In?

1834 Episode 1 of 6

Jason Slater is a 21st-century English teacher from Cheadle Hulme who wakes in 19th-century Macclesfield.

In Jim Poyser's riotous comedy of transportation and delight, Jason discovers he's now Tarquin, third son of Lord Belport with a faithful valet, Ned who can't explain what's happened.

He's also acquired a suspicious brother, Henry; a spurned ex-girlfriend, Millicent, now going out with Henry; and an over excited Luddite-cum-cauliflower farmer.

Stars Michael Begley as Jason Slater, Joe Caffrey as Ned, Kenneth Alan Taylor as Hoskins, Mark Chatterton as Lord Belport, James Nickerson as Henry, Toby Hadoke as Luddite and Julia Rounthwaite as Millicent.

Directed at BBC Manchester by Polly Thomas.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 2003.

Release date:

30 minutes

Last on

Sat 11 Nov 2017 12:00

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