Uncle Mort's North Country

Uncle Mort and his nephew Carter Brandon enjoy further adventures in the North Country.

By Peter Tinniswood

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Last of five episodes Beside the Seaside.

01Beside The Seaside1988010720090918 (BBC7)
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Carter and Uncle Mort enjoy sea-air and some miserable memories. With Peter Skellern.

Carter and Uncle Mort enjoy sea-air and some miserable memories. Peter Tinniswood's saga with Peter Skellern and Stephen Thorne.

0101Par For The Course1987122819880721
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Uncle Mort and his nephew Carter Brandon enjoy further adventures in the North Country.

By Peter TinniswoodCarter Brandon and his curmudgeonly uncle's first day out - down the pub.

Carter Brandon and his curmudgeonly uncle's first day out - down the pub. Peter Tinniswood's adventures with Stephen Thorne.

Carter Brandon and his curmudgeonly uncle's first day out - down the pub.

Peter Tinniswood's adventures with Stephen Thorne.

Uncle Mort and Carter Brandon take a day out to a pub.

Why go far when all of life and death passes before them?

Carter Brandon was given a week off work.

So he decided he would spend the time taking day trips in his car.

Uncle Mort went with him.

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Contributors

Stephen Thorne (Actor)

Steve Hodson (Actor)

John Samson (Actor)

Peter Skellern (Actor)

Peter Tinniswood (Author)

Christian Rodska (narr)

Pete Atkin (Producer)

Jon Magnusson (Producer)

Recorded on 1989-09-15.

Why travel far when all of life and death passes before them?

Uncle Mort and Carter Brandon take a day out to a public house.

0102Fallen Comrades1987122919880728
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Carter Brandon and his uncle sup a poignant pint at the Old Comrades Club. Peter Tinniswood's adventures with Peter Skellern.

Carter Brandon and his uncle sup a poignant pint at the Old Comrades Club.

Peter Tinniswood's adventures with Peter Skellern.

Uncle Mort, Carter Brandon and an ancient Ford Zodiac on a day out, in Peter Tinniswood's comedy drama.

Contributors

Stephen Thorne (Actor)

Steve Hodson (Actor)

Alan Dudley (Actor)

John Samson (Actor)

Peter Skellern (Actor)

Peter Tinniswood (Author)

Christian Rodska (narr)

Pete Atkin (Producer)

Jon Magnusson (Producer)

Recorded on 1989-09-15.

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At the allotment, Carter's uncle sounds off on sunshine, southerners and a smart mutt.

At the allotment, Carter's uncle sounds off on sunshine, southerners and a smart mutt. With Stephen Thorne and Peter Skellern.

With Stephen Thorne and Peter Skellern.

Uncle Mort and Carter Brandon enjoy a day out at the allotment, where lies a loathing of sunshine and modern dogs.

Contributors

Stephen Thorne (Actor)

Peter Skellern (Actor)

Peter Tinniswood (Author)

Christian Rodska (narr)

Pete Atkin (Producer)

Jon Magnusson (Producer)

Recorded on 1989-09-15.

Uncle Mort and Carter Brandon enjoy a day out at the allotment where lies a loathing of sunshine, Londoners and modern dogs.

0104The Man Who Watched Trains Go By1987123119880811
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Carter's uncle proposes staying at home, where he recalls days of steam and northern food.

Carter's uncle proposes staying at home, where he recalls days of steam and northern food. With Stephen Thorne and Peter Skellern.

Uncle Mort and Carter Brandon take a day out in Uncle Mort's back bedroom where they watch trains go by and travel the world.

0105 LASTBeside The Seaside1988010119880818
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Recorded on 19890915.

Uncle Mort and Carter Brandon take a day out at the seaside, and visit a B&B where Mort spent the most miserable days of his life.

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Carter Brandon has some days off and decides to spend them with his Uncle Mort.

0201My Friend Dornford1989041319900103
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Carter Brandon and his uncle's day trip to see Arthur Scargill's 'twin'. Peter Tinniswood's adventures with Jim Broadbent.

Carter Brandon and his uncle's day trip to see Arthur Scargill's 'twin'.

Carter and Mort visit 'Arthur Scargill's twin brother'.

Over hock and vol-au-vents, it's confession time.

With Jim Broadbent.

0202Dark Satanic Writer1989042019900110
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Carter and Uncle Mort chew the cud as they tour a museum of northern life.

Carter and Uncle Mort chew the cud as they tour a museum of northern life. Peter Tinniswood's adventures with Peter Skellern.

Peter Tinniswood's adventures with Peter Skellern.

Mort and Carter spend a day at a museum of 'Northern Life', and muse on bacon and Virginia Woolf.

With Peter Skellern.

0203Young Chocolate1989042719900117
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Carter's uncle fancies a good funeral, so they head off to a boxer's burial. Peter Tinniswood's adventures with Stephen Thorne.

Carter's uncle fancies a good funeral, so they head off to a boxer's burial.

Peter Tinniswood's adventures with Stephen Thorne.

Mort is in the mood for a 'good funeral' so he and Carter join a touching celebration of the life of 'a contender'.

0204A Very Occasional Day1989050419900124
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As they drive to a sheepdog trial, Carter's uncle has women on his mind. Peter Tinniswood's adventures with Christian Rodska.

As they drive to a sheepdog trial, Carter's uncle has women on his mind.

Mort and Carter head for a sheepdog trial.

But Mort has women on his mind.

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Carter Brandon takes his uncle off to ponder growing old over a pint. Peter Tinniswood's adventures with Stephen Thorne.

Carter Brandon takes his uncle off to ponder growing old over a pint. With Stephen Thorne.

Carter Brandon takes his uncle off to ponder growing old over a pint.

The last day of Carter's holiday and the weather's bad.

But there's philosophy to be found at the bottom of a pint glass.

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Carter Brandon has some days off and decides to take his curmudgeonly uncle on some days out.

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Carter Brandon gets a week off work and heads off in his car with Uncle Mort to the country.

Written by Peter Tinniswood.

Episodes 1 to 5 of 5.