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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 2, Episode 1 - Enter Flirting

Daphne Finch-Beauchamp has joined the W.R.N.S. and so bids a fond farewell to Crabtree Farm. Her replacement, Bunny Burroughs, is a budding actress and has all of the theatrical airs and graces which make Jenny and Shirley doubtful about her suitability for manual work.

Broadcast details

Friday 2nd December 1977
25 minutes

Cast & crew

Philippa Howell Shirley Bloom
Terese Stevens Jenny Dabb
Marilyn Galsworthy Daphne Finch-Beauchamp
Pippa Page Bunny Burroughs
John Stratton Tom Whitlow
Delia Paton Ethel Whitlow
Stephanie Fayerman Aggie
Charles Lamb Wally
Guest cast
Jeremy Child Captain Truscott
Gary Fairhall Archie Ackroyd
Phil Rose Cyril Hopjoy
Ivor Roberts Maj. Monk
Writing team
David Climie Writer
Production team
David Askey Director
John Rosenberg Executive Producer
Robert Bell Associate Producer
Jane Martin Production Designer

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