Backs To The Land. Copyright: Anglia TV.

Backs To The Land

ITV sitcom. 19 episodes (3 series), 1977 - 1978. Stars Philippa Howell, Terese Stevens, Marilyn Galsworthy, Pippa Page, John Stratton, Delia Paton, Stephanie Fayerman and others.

Backs To The Land. Copyright: Anglia TV.

Backs To The Land

When his two sons volunteer for army service, Farmer Tom Whitlow of Crabtree Farm is aghast to see them replaced by three Women's Land Army girls

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1977 - 1978
Channel
ITV
Episodes
19   (3 series)
Creator
David Climie
Starring
Philippa Howell, Terese Stevens, Marilyn Galsworthy, Pippa Page, John Stratton, Delia Paton, Stephanie Fayerman, Geraldine Newman and others
Writer
David Climie
Directors
David Askey and John Davies
Producer
John Rosenberg

It's May 1940 and Farmer Tom Whitlow, of Crabtree Farm in the village of Clayfield, is not too happy to see all his farm hands going off to war, especially as they include his two sons. However, he's mortified to see the three Women's Land Army girls who have been sent to replace them! He wants to send them packing immediately but the girls are determined to prove that they can do the work of any man.

Production Details

Production company
Soundtrack
Theme music and lyrics by Tony Hatch and Jackie Trent, sung by Anne Shelton

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 15th April 1977 on ITV at 7:30pm
Last new broadcast
Friday 1st September 1978 on ITV at 7:30pm
Length of episodes
25 minutes

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