French Fields. Image shows from L to R: William Fields (Anton Rodgers), Hester Fields (Julia McKenzie). Copyright: Thames Television.

French Fields

ITV sitcom about a couple living in France. 19 episodes (3 series), 1989 - 1991. Stars Julia McKenzie, Anton Rodgers, Pamela Salem, Liz Crowther and others.

Series 2, Episode 1 is repeated on Drama today at 5:25pm.

Series 2, Episode 5 - Sale Or Return

The Marquis has put the house up for sale, causing William and Hester quite some hassle, not least the thought of finding new accommodation. The odious Trendles are particularly keen to buy the property.

Broadcast details

Monday 22nd October 1990
30 minutes


  1. Wednesday 19th May 2021 at 5:25pm on Drama

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Julia McKenzie Hester Fields
Anton Rodgers William Fields
Pamela Salem Chantal Moriac
Liz Crowther Jill Trendle
Robin Kermode Hugh Trendle
Valerie Lush Madame Remoleux
Olivier Pierre Monsieur Dax
Victoria Baker Marie-Christine Dax
Guest cast
Nicholas Courtney Marquis
John Moreno Monsieur Popineau (Headmaster)
Frank Lazarus Andre LeClerc (Music Teacher)
Writing team
John Chapman Writer
Ian Davidson Writer
Production team
Mark Stuart Director
James Gilbert Producer

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