"Oh, Doctor Beeching!" focuses on the small fictional branch line railway station of Hatley, which is threatened with closure under the Beeching Axe. The staff includes a not-too-bright Jack Skinner, the boss; his wife May; their daughter Gloria; Ethel; Vera Plumtree; Harry lambert and many other people. The stories revolve around the staff and their personal love lifes. The show also reunites Jeffrey Holland, Paul Shane and Su Pollard.