Backs To The Land. Copyright: Anglia TV
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 3 - Let's Talk Turkey

Jenny has a visit from her father, a small-time pickpocket, who rather likes the surroundings of Crabtree Farm and asks her if he can stay...

Broadcast details

Friday 4th August 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
Timothy Carlton Capt. Lillie
Ron Pember (as Ronald Pember) Arthur Dabb
John Horsley Vicar of Stepney
Alvar Liddell Radio announcer (Voice)
Writing team
David Climie Writer
Production team
John Davies Director
John Rosenberg Producer
Robert Bell Associate Producer
Adrian Smith Production Designer

Share this page