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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 3, Episode 1 - Rainbow Round My Neck

Miss Rainbow, the busybody official, is convinced that Tom is prone to uncontrollable animal passions - in order to prove it she moves into Crabtree Farm!

Broadcast details

Friday 21st July 1978
25 minutes

Cast & crew

Philippa Howell Shirley Bloom
Terese Stevens Jenny Dabb
Pippa Page Bunny Burroughs
John Stratton Tom Whitlow
Geraldine Newman Miss Rainbow
Charles Lamb Wally
Guest cast
Peter Tuddenham Landlord
John Bryans Mr Pennyfeather
John Gill Albert Wortley
Writing team
David Climie Writer
Lew Schwarz Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
John Davies Director
John Rosenberg Producer
Robert Bell Associate Producer
Adrian Smith Production Designer
Jackie Trent Composer
Tony Hatch Composer

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