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Six-part comedy series by Jim Poyser about a 21st century English teacher from Cheadle Hulme who wakes up one morning in 19th century macclesfield.

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01What Century Are You Living In?2003061120110517 (BBC7)
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After a few drinks, English teacher Jason Slater wakes up in the 19th century.

After a few drinks, English teacher Jason Slater wakes up in the 19th century. Stars Michael Begley. From June 2003.

After a few drinks, English teacher Jason Slater wakes up in the 19th century.

Unable to glean any information on the situation from his faithful valet, Ned, Jim discovers that he is now Tarquin, third son of Lord Belport.

He has also acquired a suspicious brother, a spurned ex-girlfriend and an over-excited Luddite cum cauliflower farmer.

02The Time Machine2003061820110524 (BBC7)
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20121025 (BBC7)
20121026 (BBC7)
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20160108 (BBC7)
20160109 (BBC7)

As Jason attempts to return to 2003, he gets involved with various culinary devices.

As Jason attempts to return to 2003, he gets involved with various culinary devices. Stars Michael Begley. From June 2003.

Jason hopes the invention of the toasted sandwich maker will help him get home.

Jason hopes the invention of the toasted sandwich maker will help him get home. Stars Michael Begley. From June 2003.

Jason decides that the invention of the toasted sandwich maker will sort out his new 19th century life.

03Strong Continental Lager2003062520110531 (BBC7)
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20160115 (BBC7)
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21st-century Jason decides 19th-century Macclesfield needs a decent pub with decent beer.

21st-century Jason decides 19th-century Macclesfield needs a decent pub with decent beer. Stars Michael Begley. From June 2003.

What 19th century macclesfield really needs is a decent pub, serving decent lager.

Jason is just the man to organise it, or so he thinks.

04Dentists And Lovers2003070220110607 (BBC7)
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20140312 (BBC7)
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20160122 (BBC7)
20160123 (BBC7)

Ned needs root canal work, but 21st-century Jason needs lessons in 19th-century courting.

Ned needs root canal work, but 21st-century Jason needs lessons in 19th-century courting. Stars Michael Begley. From July 2003.

Stars Michael Begley.

From July 2003.

Ned needs a girlfriend, but not as much as he needs some root canal work; Millicent needs some love; Jason needs some lessons in 19th century courting.

05London2003070920110614 (BBC7)
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20121115 (BBC7)
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20160129 (BBC7)
20160130 (BBC7)

Trapped in Macclesfield in 1834, Jason heads to London but is waylaid by a highwayman.

Trapped in Macclesfield in 1834, a bored Jason heads to London, but is waylaid by a mint-loving highwayman. Stars Michael Begley. From July 2003.

Trapped in Macclesfield in 1834, a bored Jason heads to London, but is waylaid by a mint-loving highwayman.

Stars Michael Begley.

From July 2003.

Bored witless by one street macclesfield, Jason suggests a trip to London, to general delight.

But a mint popping highwayman soon changes everyone's plans.

06 LASTVictorian Principles2003071620110621 (BBC7)
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When Queen Victoria comes to visit, Jason unwittingly changes the course of history.

When Queen Victoria comes to visit, Jason unwittingly changes the course of history. Stars Michael Begley. From July 2003.

Stars Michael Begley.

From July 2003.

The young Queen Victoria is coming to Woolsley House for a visit.

When Jason invents the electric guitar, he unwittingly changes the course of history.