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The Allotment. Esther (Esther Coles). Copyright: BBC.

The Allotment

BBC Radio 4 sitcom set on an allotment. 1 pilot in 2017. Stars Esther Coles, Mark Benton, Paul Whitehouse, Patricia Allison and others.

The Allotment. Esther (Esther Coles). Copyright: BBC.

The Allotment

On the allotment you can forget your troubles among the veg, but all kinds of emotions are stirring in the undergrowth

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
2017
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Episodes
1 Pilot
Starring
Esther Coles, Mark Benton, Paul Whitehouse, Patricia Allison, Arabella Weir and Jane Horrocks
Writer
Esther Coles
Producer
Gareth Edwards

Esther takes refuge from a troubled world on her allotment where she finds serenity among the vegetables and loses herself in her bee keeping. While daughter Molly uses the shed as a makeshift study for her exams love-sick Robert has come to ask Esther to take him on a tour of her bee hive, but the spell is broken when Geoff wades in in a make-shift bee-keeping outfit in search of his stolen pumpkin.

Welcome to a quirky, warm world where troubles get lost in the long grass and small things can bring contentment.

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