Oh, Mr Porter!

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Old Booking Hall, Haltwhistle  /   Monday 21st March 

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Presented in collaboration with Tyne Valley Community Rail Partnership.

A bungling railway worker is given the job of stationmaster at a rundown station in rural Ireland, where his sidekicks are a toothless old gaffer and a portly young loudmouth.


Hilarious adventures ensue, including a locomotive chase after gunrunners make off with a train.

See this British railway comedy screened inside the Old Booking Hall at Haltwhistle Train Station.

When and where

  • Date: 21st March

  • Time: 15:00

  • Price: £5

  • Venue: Old Booking Hall, Haltwhistle

Old Booking Hall, Haltwhistle Train Station, Haltwhistle, NE49 9HN.

​About the film

  • Year: 1937

  • Director: Marcel Varnel

  • Country: UK

  • Run Time: 81 mins

  • BBFC: U

About Tyne Valley Community Rail Partnership


Tyne Valley Community Rail Partnership is a not for profit company which aims to promote the Tyne Valley Railway Line and the communities between Newcastle and Carlisle. The Old Booking Hall at Haltwhistle Station, dating from 1855, is used by the Partnership as their education room, and is available for use by other community groups.