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Backs To The Land

Backs To The Land

  • TV sitcom
  • ITV1
  • 1977 - 1978
  • 19 episodes (3 series)

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. Stars Philippa Howell, Terese Stevens, Marilyn Galsworthy, Pippa Page, John Stratton and more.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 2 - Nymphs & Shepherds Come Expensive

The Land Army girls are given a flock of sheep to shear by Farmer Whitlow. The lads of the village are willing to help the girls - but at a price!

Broadcast details

Friday 22nd April 1977
25 minutes

Cast & crew

Philippa Howell Shirley Bloom
Terese Stevens Jenny Dabb
Marilyn Galsworthy Daphne Finch-Beauchamp
John Stratton Tom Whitlow
Delia Paton Ethel Whitlow
Stephanie Fayerman Aggie
Charles Lamb Wally
Alison Leggatt Lady Bramston
Guest cast
Peter Tuddenham Landlord
Arthur Lovegrove Tilford
Spencer Banks Ernie
James Lister Bob Hayes
Michael Greatorex Len Baker
Martyn Jacobs Sid Andrews
Carinthia West Charlotte Rumbelow
Richard Beale Jim
Alvar Liddell Radio announcer (Voice)
Writing team
David Climie Writer
John Rosenberg Script Editor
Production team
David Askey Director
Robert Bell Associate Producer
Jane Martin Production Designer
Jackie Trent Composer
Tony Hatch Composer

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