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Backs To The Land

Backs To The Land

  • TV sitcom
  • ITV
  • 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 4 - Sons And Lovers, God Forbid

Eric and Roy's designs on some extra-curricular fun are curtailed by the vigilant scrutiny of their father. Shirley has issues with their daily diet, which seems to be a never-ending mountain of bacon and ham.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 6th May 1977
Time
7:30pm
Channel
ITV
Length
25 minutes

Cast & crew

Cast
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
Michael Troughton Eric Whitlow
David Troughton Roy Whitlow
Arthur Lovegrove Tilford
Pamela Manson Alma Bloom
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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