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The Onedin Line broadcasts dates
Originally screened as a one-off BBC Drama Playhouse
production transmitted on the 7 December 1970, it was
announced in September 2010 that the recording - previously
lost - was discovered in the American Library of Congress.
The story and the cast were basically the same (with the
exception of Sheila Allen, who played Anne Webster/Onedin;
Stallybrass took over the part for the series.
The Onedin Line was originally aired in the UK by the BBC, from
15 October 1971 to 26 October 1980. In the Netherlands, The
broadcasts started in 1972. In the mid 80's, the BBC reran
the series in a daytime slot. In 2007, MAX restarted a
broadcast of the first series, with one episode every
workday (Monday through Friday), starting 10 July 2007. As
of mid-August, it is uncertain whether they will also show
the other series.
The UK digital channel Yesterday was running the whole series
from 27 July 2010, starting 4 PM (Monday through Friday) and
repeated at 7 PM, also showing an hour later on Yesterday
+1. As with many of the vintage series run by the channel,
the episodes are slightly cut, from the c.50m length
standard in the 1970s to the c.46m standard on Yesterday.
The Onedin Line series was originally aired in the UK by the BBC, from 15 October
1971 to 26th October 1980.