Green Wing. Image shows from L to R: Guy Secretan (Stephen Mangan), Caroline Todd (Tamsin Greig), Mac Macartney (Julian Rhind-Tutt). Copyright: Talkback Productions.

Green Wing

Channel 4 sitcom about the surreal adventures of the staff of a hospital. 18 episodes (2 series), 2004 - 2007. Stars Tamsin Greig, Julian Rhind-Tutt, Stephen Mangan, Mark Heap and others.

Series 1, Episode 1 - Caroline's First Day

It is Dr. Caroline Todd's first day at the East Hampton Hospital Trust, but things don't start terribly well for her. Mac and Statham enjoy some banter, Martin looks up his old school friends online, Guy eats some coffee and Joanna has some fun on a vibrating bed.

Further details

It's Caroline Todd's first day at the hospital and things are going from bad to worse. She was locked out of her house, she smells like the inside of a taxi, she can't get a decent ID picture (as her hair isn't enjoying a "full-frontal approach") and to cap it all off, she ends up in Guy's flat with a "monster" in the toilet that won't go down. Phew! That is an eventful way to start a new job!

Elsewhere in the hospital, Mac and Doctor Statham enjoy the "banter", Martin goes on the internet to discover if his classmates have ended up with a worse life than him and Joanna Clore has fun with a vibrating bed.

Broadcast details

Friday 3rd September 2004
Channel 4
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Tamsin Greig Caroline Todd
Julian Rhind-Tutt Mac Macartney
Stephen Mangan Guy Secretan
Mark Heap Alan Statham
Pippa Haywood Joanna Clore
Michelle Gomez Sue White
Karl Theobald Martin Dear
Olivia Colman (as Olivia Coleman) Harriet Schulenburg
Oliver Chris Boyce
Sarah Alexander Angela Hunter
Lucinda Raikes Karen Ball
Sally Bretton Kim Alabaster
Katie Lyons Naughty Rachel
Keir Charles Oliver
Guest cast
Oliver Milburn Liam
John Oliver Car Salesman
Jane Whittenshaw (as Jane Wittenshaw) Food Server
Fay Rusling Nurse
Luke Papworth Child Patient
Writing team
Victoria Pile Writer
Robert Harley Writer
James Henry Writer
Stuart Kenworthy Writer
Oriane Messina Writer
Fay Rusling Writer
Richard Preddy Writer
Gary Howe Writer
Production team
Dominic Brigstocke Director
Tristram Shapeero Director
Victoria Pile Director
Victoria Pile Producer
Peter Fincham Executive Producer

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