CodeGB/BCA/1433
Person NameBeeching; Richard; Dr
SurnameBeeching
ForenamesRichard
TitleDr
Catalogue
RefNoTitleArtistDateMultimediaImage
02928[no caption]William Papas31 Mar 196302928.jpg 
04334"7,558,000 for Dian Westbury - 8,997,000 for Maureen Cay - 17 for wage restraint."Keith Waite06 Sep 196304334.jpg 
VY3404"Why should I go back to deal with the crisis? - I only caused it!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]28 Sep 1962VY3404.jpg 
03003[no caption]Michael Cummings05 Apr 196303003.jpg 
MW1181"Emmwood says :- Relax folks, I drew this one standing on my head!"Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]02 Nov 1963MW1181.jpg 
06425"Is he going to start on us now?"Margaret Belsky01 Dec 196406425.jpg 
01716"Is it a matter of perspective, doctor - or is it a matter of fact?"Glan Williams24 Jun 196201716.jpg 
01364"Don't forget the anaesthetic, Dr. Beeching..."Stanley Franklin21 Jun 196201364.jpg 
00748'No, son, it's a Diesel train - that's just the smokers' carriage'Stanley Franklin23 Mar 196200748.jpg 
01708British RailwaysIllingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197920 Jul 196201708.jpg 
04104"I know I'm two weeks late, but you should have seen the jams.
"They say they've a sure-fire scheme to make the railways pay."
Keith Waite12 Aug 196304104.jpg 
03060"What do three days matter? - we're going to be redundant for a long time."William Papas14 Apr 196303060.jpg 
LSE9114Channel swimDavid Low (1891-1963)29 Aug 1962LSE9114.jpg 
02973"Well now, here you have your railways - modern, streamlined, up to date!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]27 Mar 196302973.jpg 
03037Mother CourageWilliam Papas08 Apr 196303037.jpg 
02980"I know one pillion rider feeling none too safe at the moment..."Stanley Franklin02 Apr 196302980.jpg 
02972Macbeech: "If it were done when 'tis done, then 'twere well it were done quickly" (London Letter, page 10)William Papas28 Mar 196302972.jpg 
03144The reshaping of British transportNorman Mansbridge03 Apr 196303144.jpg 
WP0061Macbeech: "If it were done when 'tis done, then 'twere well it were done quickly" (London
Letter, page 10)
William Papas28 Mar 1963WP0061.jpg 
01458"Thanks for saving our railway losses, Dr Beeching - and now we'd like to find
#2,000,000,000 for building roads"
Michael Cummings30 Jun 196201458.jpg 
VY3403"If we have no railways - you could go by road - if we had any roads"Vicky [Victor Weisz]05 Apr 1963VY3403.jpg 
MC1155"Mr Marples and Dr Beeching. Mr Marples and Mr Cousins"Michael Cummings02 Oct 1962MC1155.jpg 
VY2174[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]29 Mar 1963VY2174.jpg 
04619Another great train robberyStanley Franklin06 Nov 196304619.jpg 
MC1113"Thanks for saving our railway losses, Dr Beeching - and now we'd like to find #2,000,000,000 for building roads"Michael Cummings30 Jun 1962MC1113.jpg 
01378"Well, I think the least Dr. Beeching can do is to take a 2 1/2 per cent. cut."Gus [George Smith]22 Jun 196201378.jpg 
03781"Talking of bottlenecks, Beeching, wouldn't it be frightful if we ever had to spend Whitsun on our own transport system!"Michael Cummings03 Jun 196303781.jpg 
03314"... let's face it, Beeching, we've struck a new blow for self-propulsion."William Papas05 May 196303314.jpg 
VY3567The silver handshakeVicky [Victor Weisz]19 Aug 1936 - 25 Feb 1966VY3567.jpg 
03283If they only married when they fell in love, most people would die unwed - R.L. StevensonStanley Franklin01 May 196303283.jpg 
01416"... So then I said why not turn 'em into roads and make 'em pay."Keith Waite25 Jun 196201416.jpg 
MC0957"But, Dr Beeching, that's the same old pill that poor Dr Robertson always gave me!"Michael Cummings14 Jun 1961MC0957.jpg 
ILW3541No captionIllingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197920 July 1962ILW3541.jpg 
06402"You don't realise, Dr. Beeching, that what we need is a Gothic Railway system - as George Stephenson intended!"Michael Cummings28 Dec 196406402.jpg 
MW0855[no caption]Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]22 Mar 1961MW0855.jpg 
02164[no caption]Glan Williams26 Aug 196202164.jpg 
VY1986Which twin is Tory?Vicky [Victor Weisz]29 Jul 1962VY1986.jpg 
MC1158"Quick, Dr Beeching! Another case for mercy killing..."Michael Cummings10 Oct 1962MC1158.jpg 
CU0905"Lord Robens - intensify the fuel shortage! Dr. Beeching - close down fifty more lines!
Then no one will want any more of Wilson and his programme..."
Michael Cummings04 Mar 1963CU0905.jpg 
VY3430"Daddy's on the engine, don't be afraid, Daddy knows what he is doing", said the pretty maid.." - Old music hall songVicky [Victor Weisz]19 Aug 1936 - 25 Feb 1966VY3430.jpg 
03002"If we have no railways - you could go by road - if we had any roads"Vicky [Victor Weisz]05 Apr 196303002.jpg 
MW1045"Watch it, 'Arry Boy, them pink pants might be a management trick, to stop us from striking!"Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]22 Sep 1962MW1045.jpg 
VY2199Published caption: The Perils of PeaceVicky [Victor Weisz]10 May 1963VY2199.jpg 
WP0099[no caption]William Papas16 Mar 1967WP0099.jpg 
VY1954!I may have no expert knowledge of the railways, but I am a very practical man" - Dr Beeching, March 16 1961Vicky [Victor Weisz]25 Jun 1962VY1954.jpg 
01707".... Banquettes de Mousse Imperial... Langouste Parisienne... Cote d'Agneau en Aspic..." / "I'll be jolly suprised if they're STILL losing moeny!"Keith Waite30 Jul 196201707.jpg 
VY1862"Good work, Beeching, we'll open the new tube just when you've finished off the railway!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]24 Aug 1962VY1862.jpg 
VY2012Tophats and timetablesVicky [Victor Weisz]25 Sep 1962VY2012.jpg 
VY3342"Dr Beeching produces a brilliant new idea for bringing the railways up to date..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]19 Aug 1936 - 25 Feb 1966VY3342.jpg 
VY2038"My dear young friend", said Mr Micawber,... "at present, and until someting turns up
(which I am, I may say, hourly expecting), I have nothing to bestow but advise..." - David
Copperfield
Vicky [Victor Weisz]01 Nov 1962VY2038.jpg 
MW1117"If you don't want trouble, take us to the P.M., we're from the Trainspotters Union."Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]28 Mar 1963MW1117.jpg 
01764Which twin is Tory?Vicky [Victor Weisz]29 Jul 196201764.jpg 
01407"I may have no expert knowledge of the railways, but I am a very practical man" - Dr
Beeching, March 16 1961
Vicky [Victor Weisz]25 Jun 196201407.jpg 
04598"Emmwood says :- Relax folks, I drew this one standing on my head!"Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]02 Nov 196304598.jpg 
04769"Another train robbery?"Vicky [Victor Weisz]05 Dec 196304769.jpg 
02153"Good work, Beeching, we'll open the new tube just when you've finished off the railway!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]24 Aug 196202153.jpg 
00389[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]07 Feb 196200389.jpg 
VY2173"We have to be prepared for change." - Mr. Macmillan, October 13, 1962Vicky [Victor Weisz]29 Mar 1963VY2173.jpg 
VY2273"Anything can happen next - No 2"Vicky [Victor Weisz]13 Aug 1963VY2273.jpg 
04851"Curses! A snowflake. Y'know, this is the worst winter for 12 months."Frank Benier16 Jan 196404851.jpg 
67028'Lead, kindly light...'Roy Dewar20 Dec 196367028.jpg 
02968The man who came to dinnerStanley Franklin26 Mar 196302968.jpg 
04087"Pah - that's nothing compared with the Great Beeching railway robbery..."Michael Cummings09 Aug 196304087.jpg 
01394As Mansbridge sees it.Norman Mansbridge24 Jun 196201394.jpg 
02927"We have to be prepared for change." - Mr. Macmillan, October 13, 1962Vicky [Victor Weisz]29 Mar 196302927.jpg 
VY3044"Vicky's Silly Season - No. 2. More exclusive news items from everywhere"Vicky [Victor Weisz]16 Jun 1961VY3044.jpg 
MW1114Published caption: "Emmwood's Four to Follow" "'Doubtful Mac' by Big Bloomers out of Security Risks. Experienced horse, panics, good stayer. Running in blinkers at the moment." "'The Slasher'. by Doctors Orders out of Permanent Loss. If he takes the rails he should win the big race tomorrow."Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]26 Mar 1963MW1114.jpg 
02925"Emmwood's Four to Follow" "'Doubtful Mac' by Big Bloomers out of Security Risks.
Experienced horse, panics, good stayer. Running in blinkers at the moment." "'The Slasher'.
by Doctors Orders out of Permanent Loss. If he takes the rails he should win the big race
tomorrow."
Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]26 Mar 196302925.jpg 
04114"Anything can happen next - No 2"Vicky [Victor Weisz]13 Aug 196304114.jpg 
02970"Lord Robens - intensify the fuel shortage! Dr. Beeching - close down fifty more lines! Then no one will want any more of Wilson and his programme..."Michael Cummings04 Mar 196302970.jpg 
VY3267"Oh dear, Dr B, we've made 'em go one way again!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]19 Aug 1936 - 25 Feb 1966VY3267.jpg 
11207"First aid? Dr. Beeching's having an hysterical laughing fit..." / "Now's your chance. Aston Villa's looking for a manager, a chief scout AND an assistant trainer." / "I don't care if ALL the paintings in the Academy are by five-year-olds, you're NOT having a go...."David Langdon14 May 196711207.jpg 
04820"Anyway - I don't believe in Father Christmas - only in Ye Olde Christmas Ghost!"Michael Cummings18 Dec 196304820.jpg 
LSE9192Beeching specialDavid Low (1891-1963)27 Mar 1963LSE9192.jpg 
MW0864"I'm so glad for POOR Mr. Beeching!"Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]18 Apr 1961MW0864.jpg 
VY1885[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]07 Feb 1962VY1885.jpg 
02837"If you don't want trouble, take us to the P.M., we're from the Trainspotters Union."Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]28 Mar 196302837.jpg 
02828"No Fred, you misunderstood me. I said WHAT do you want to do tomorrow... not WHO do you want to do to-morrow!"Joseph Lee26 Mar 196302828.jpg 
00364"Yes, this IS Dr. Beeching's car... you wouldn't be thinking of tying yours on to it, would you?"Joseph Lee02 Feb 196200364.jpg 
VY2375"Sure this isn't overdoing it, Dr Beeching?"Vicky [Victor Weisz]18 Dec 1963VY2375.jpg 
10880[no caption]William Papas16 Mar 196710880.jpg 
MW1049"We've just voted him top of the stops - his old man's an engine driver!"Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]29 Sep 1962MW1049.jpg 
07165"Right, let's have a list of the firm's less profitable lines." / "Thank you, thank you - and now we'd like a loan to pay your interest rates." / "It's all right, Mum, I've turned the sound off."Keith Waite29 May 196507165.jpg 
02926British Railways proposed withdrawal of passenger train servicesunsigned28 Mar 196302926.jpg 
VY2366"Another train robbery?"Vicky [Victor Weisz]05 Dec 1963VY2366.jpg 
MC1073"One would never have thought that our dear Harold was once a director of the Great Western Railway..."Michael Cummings28 Mar 1962MC1073.jpg 
VY3416"24,000 - I think they're starting the count-down or something ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]19 Aug 1936 - 25 Feb 1966VY3416.jpg 
01965Silly Season, 1962 - Once again Vicky gives you exclusive news items from everywhereVicky [Victor Weisz]08 Aug 196201965.jpg 
MC1150"Why can't you lie down and be murdered like a gentleman - after all, I've politely told you which limbs I'm going to amputate first!"Michael Cummings24 Sep 1962MC1150.jpg 
02974"Absurd, of course, but there are times when you'd think our dear trainer was trying to let the other side win."Michael Cummings27 Mar 196302974.jpg 
03064Week-end awayMichael Cummings13 Apr 196303064.jpg 
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