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Green Wing. Image shows from L to R: Guy Secretan (Stephen Mangan), Sue White (Michelle Gomez), Martin Dear (Karl Theobald), Caroline Todd (Tamsin Greig), Mac Macartney (Julian Rhind-Tutt), Boyce (Oliver Chris), Joanna Clore (Pippa Haywood), Alan Statham (Mark Heap). Copyright: Talkback Productions.

Green Wing

Comedy about the childish and slightly mad staff working in a hospital. Stars include Tamsin Greig, Stephen Mangan and Mark Heap

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Alfred J Kipper

  • Sunday 6th October 2013, 8:58pm
  • Aldershot, England
  • 6,117 posts
Quote: Chappers @ May 2 2013, 9:46 PM BST

Post Office? Now there's an idea.


Yes, why don't you sell it?

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fustidious

  • Monday 7th October 2013, 2:23am [Edited]
  • New Zealand
  • 141 posts
Quote: Alfred J Kipper @ October 6 2013, 8:58 PM BST

Yes, why don't you sell it?


Well it is being privatised this month isn't it?

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SamanthaSeaOtter

  • Tuesday 5th November 2013, 11:10pm
  • Chicago, United States
  • 36 posts

Totally twisted and demented series. I adored it.

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G180e

  • Sunday 3rd May 2020, 1:43pm
  • Wolverhampton, England
  • 3,352 posts

Been watching these whilst we're being told to stay indoors - I love it. Gloriously daft, hilarious and an incredible cast list.

Can't believe I didn't watch it years ago.

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Rood Eye

  • Sunday 3rd May 2020, 2:09pm [Edited]
  • England
  • 3,951 posts

Wonderful cast.

Heavily developed and scripted from character development improvisation sessions.

I'm amazed it isn't mentioned more often when great comedy shows of the past are discussed.

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Chappers

  • Sunday 3rd May 2020, 4:08pm
  • Surreyish., England
  • 30,936 posts

I've got it all on DVD except I think for the final special.

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lofthouse

  • Sunday 3rd May 2020, 4:54pm
  • Nowhere, England
  • 9,446 posts

The constant 'slow mo' then speeding up of the action got on my tits

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Aaron

  • Tuesday 5th May 2020, 10:26pm
  • Royal Berkshire, England
  • 68,556 posts
Quote: Rood Eye @ 3rd May 2020, 2:09 PM

Wonderful cast, and largely improvised.

Not true.

Heavily developed and scripted from character development improvisation sessions. An amazing team of writers are credited on the show.

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Rood Eye

  • Tuesday 5th May 2020, 11:33pm [Edited]
  • England
  • 3,951 posts
Quote: Aaron @ 5th May 2020, 10:26 PM

Not true.

Heavily developed and scripted from character development improvisation sessions. An amazing team of writers are credited on the show.

I have amended my post accordingly.

I really must stop making stuff up. Huh

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Chappers

  • Wednesday 6th May 2020, 9:16pm
  • Surreyish., England
  • 30,936 posts

Although things like Mark Heap's character were probably improvised by his characterisation.

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chipolata

  • Wednesday 6th May 2020, 10:16pm
  • England
  • 30,074 posts

The episodes were too long and self indulgent, a tight thirty minutes would have worked better. And the bloated self-conscious "look at me, aren't I surreal" nature of the show stopped it from ever being great.

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Chappers

  • Tuesday 30th June 2020, 9:50pm
  • Surreyish., England
  • 30,936 posts

OK! I've started watching this again from the start. Incredible laugh out loud moments and especially brilliant from the three main character actors. Mark Heap, Pippa Heywood and Michelle Gomez. They are just incredible natural comics.