Takin' Over the Asylum is a six part BBC Scotland television drama about a hospital radio station in a Glasgow psychiatric hospital.The station is developed by alcoholic double glazing salesperson Eddie McKenna (Ken Stott), who is an aspiring disc jockey at St. Jude's Hospital, named after the patron saint of lost causes. He meets a range of people with various mental illnesses:
Last Episode01x05 Rainy Night In Georgia Aired: Oct. 25, 1999
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Series Fun Facts
- The budget was so tight that director David Blair (II) dubbed his own voice over one of the supporting artists' in order to avoid paying them for a speaking role.
- The scenes in the hospital were filmed in Gartloch Psychiatric Hospital, in Glasgow, before it closed. Many of the extras in these scenes were former patients.
- Every episode is named after a song. During each episode, you'll be able to hear the song that it's named after.