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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 3 - Nickers In The Woodpile

A train-load of evacuee children from the East End of London arrive in the village and Miss Rainbow, the Area Officer, decides that Crabtree Farm is the ideal billet for the Grogans, a family of young tear-aways!

Broadcast details

Friday 16th 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
Geraldine Newman Miss Rainbow
Charles Lamb Wally
Guest cast
Bernadette Burdis Merle Grogan
Terry Kinsella Gary Grogan
Mark Burdis Tyrone Grogan
Colm Daly Errol Grogan
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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