Press for Time

British comedy about the hapless grandson of the prime minister, a news vendor outside Parliament. He is forced into a career change by his grandfather, who arranges him a job as a reporter on a small seaside newspaper. However, things do not go according to plan when the rookie reporter sets off for the coastal town of Tinmouth.


  • - on
  • 2007-09-13 13:00:00 - 2007-09-13 14:40:00 on BBC Two England, BBC Two Scotland, BBC Two Northern Ireland Analogue, BBC Two Northern Ireland,
  • 2010-10-16 16:25:00 - 2010-10-16 18:05:00 on BBC Two Scotland, BBC Two Northern Ireland, BBC Two Wales, BBC Two England,


  • Director Robert Asher
  • Norman/Wilfred/Emily Shields Norman Wisdom
  • Major Bartlett Derek Bond
  • Eleanor Angela Browne
  • Ruby Fairchild Tracey Crisp
  • Mrs. Corcoran Noel Dyson
  • Alderman Corcoran Derek Francis
  • Willoughby Peter Jones
  • Mr Ballard Allan Cuthbertson
  • Mr Ross David Lodge
  • Mr Nottage Stanley Unwin