The Beiderbecke Tapes

The Beiderbecke Tapes (1987)

  • Genre: Comedy, Drama
  • First Air Date: 1987-12-13
  • Last Air Date: 1987-12-20
  • Total Seasons: 1
  • Total Episodes: 2
  • Status: Ended
  • Episode Runtime: 90 min.
  • Networks: ITV1
  • Director: Brian Parker
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The Beiderbecke Tapes is a two-part British television drama serial written by Alan Plater and broadcast in 1987. It is the second serial in The Beiderbecke Trilogy and stars James Bolam and Barbara Flynn as schoolteachers Trevor Chaplin and Jill Swinburne. When a tape recording of a conversation about nuclear waste inadvertently falls into Trevor's hands, Trevor and Jill find themselves being pursued by national security agents.

  • Keywords: miniseries
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    The Beiderbecke Tapes Seasons

    Season 1

    First Air Date: 1987-12-13
    2 Episodes

    The Beiderbecke Tapes Episodes

    Title Air Date Duration
    Season 1Episode 1Episode 190 min
    Season 1Episode 2Episode 290 min
    • James Bolam

      as Trevor Chaplin
    • Barbara Flynn

      as Jill Swinburne
    • Dudley Sutton

    • Beryl Reid

    • Don Fellows

    • Maggie Jones

    • Malcolm Storry

    • Robert Longden

    • Keith Smith

    Directing Brian Parker Director
    Writing Alan Plater Screenplay