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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 4 - The Warsaw Overture

There is a dance organised at the Sergeant's Mess at the new air base and the girls are looking forward to it. Farmer Whitlow sees it as an ideal opportunity to sell his produce but his wife, Ethel, provides the surprise of the evening.

Broadcast details

Friday 23rd 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
Guest cast
Adrian Pearson Roger Crow
Anthony Herrick Larry Luckham
Ernst Walder Jan Jarowicz
Nick Ellsworth Flight Lieutenant
Brian Moorehead Biggs
Ray Callaghan Jones
Anthony Barnett Flying Officer Dexter
Susan Macready Ruth
Steve Gardner Sentry
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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