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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 2 - Remains To Be Seen

Captain Baxter, a former archaeologist, is convinced that Crabtree Farm holds the secret of Boadicea's missing treasure. He also believes that he can charm the three land girls who work on the farm.

Broadcast details

Friday 28th 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
John Bryans Mr Pennyfeather
Philip Brack Capt. Rodney Baxter
Charles Morgan Maj. Dent
Writing team
David Climie Writer
Production team
John Davies Director
John Rosenberg Producer
Robert Bell Associate Producer
Adrian Smith Production Designer

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