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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 2 - All Mod Con Tricks

The Land Army girls have been excluded from use of the bathroom now that Capt. Truscott has been billeted on the farm. The Army decide to install a washbasin in his room as a solution but the girls have a much better idea...

Broadcast details

Friday 9th December 1977
25 minutes

Cast & crew

Philippa Howell Shirley Bloom
Terese Stevens Jenny Dabb
Pippa Page Bunny Burroughs
John Stratton Tom Whitlow
Delia Paton Ethel Whitlow
Stephanie Fayerman Aggie
Charles Lamb Wally
Guest cast
Jeremy Child Captain Truscott
Charles Simon Vicar
Gary Fairhall Archie Ackroyd
Phil Rose Cyril Hopjoy
Ivor Roberts Maj. Monk
Gorden Kaye Corporal
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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