Takin' Over the Asylum

Takin' Over the Asylum (1994)

We are loonies, and we are proud!

  • Genre: Comedy, Drama
  • Creator: Donna Franceschild
  • First Air Date: 1994-09-27
  • Last Air Date: 1999-10-25
  • Total Seasons: 1
  • Total Episodes: 6
  • Status: Ended
  • Episode Runtime: 50 min.
  • Production Company: BBC Scotland
  • Production Country: United Kingdom
  • Networks: BBC Two
star 7.7/10
From 12 Ratings


A salesman starts to run a hospital radio station inside a facility for people with mental heath needs.

  • Keywords: scotland, radio, psychiatric hospital, miniseries, mental disorders
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    Takin' Over the Asylum Seasons

    Season 1

    First Air Date: 1994-09-27
    6 Episodes

    Takin' Over the Asylum Episodes

    Title Air Date Duration
    Season 1Episode 1Hey Jude50 min
    Season 1Episode 2Fly Like an Eagle50 min
    Season 1Episode 3You Always Hurt the One You Love50 min
    Season 1Episode 4Fool on the Hill50 min
    Season 1Episode 5Rainy Night in Georgia50 min
    Season 1Episode 6Let It Be50 min
    • David Tennant

      as Campbell
    • Angus Macfadyen

      as Fergus
    • Ken Stott

      as Eddie
    • Katy Murphy

      as Francine
    • Angela Bruce

      as Isabel
    • Elizabeth Spriggs

      as Grandma
    • Ruth McCabe

      as Rosalie
    • Kenneth Bryans

      as Stuart
    • Matt Costello

      as Alastair
    • Derek Anders

      as Billy
    • Gavin Mitchell

      as Hector
    • Molly Innes

      as Margaret
    • Roy Hanlon

      as Griffin
    • Nell Brennan

      as Sheila
    • Caroline Paterson

      as Jane
    • Sandra Voe

      as Evelyn
    • Ronnie McCann

      as Lavery
    • Arabella Weir

      as Paula
    • Paul Blair

      as Webster
    • Jon Morrison

      as Jim
    • Jake D'Arcy

      as Electrician
    • Liz Smith

      as Harriet
    • Kika Markham

      as Dr Hollis
    • David Robb

      as Dr Cairns
    • Ron Donachie

      as Petrie
    • Ashley Jensen

      as Kathleen
    • Martin McCardie

      as Carpenter
    • June Watson

      as Mrs Wyatt
    • Michael Sheard

      as Mr Wyatt
    • Colin McCredie

      as Photographer
    • Spike Milligan

      as Himself
    Production Chris Parr Producer