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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 / sketch show 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 5 - Housewarming Party

Caroline decides to have a housewarming party, inviting several of her hospital friends (and Angela). Sue takes Martin out clothes shopping for the party, and Alan decides to spice up his sex life by "kidnapping" Joanna.

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Caroline decides to have a house-warming party, and it seems like the whole hospital staff are there: from admin to the surgeons to Sue White. In preparation for the party, Martin lets Sue take him shopping for an outfit, and ends up looking like "the love child of Wayne Sleep and Godzilla". This doesn't put Karen off however, as she still (unsuccessfully) tries to get together with him. Caroline is a bit luckier and manages to kiss Mac, Guy, Martin and even Sue! But which one will she choose?

Alan's luck is also in as Joanna decides it's time to spice up their relationship. Unfortunately for Alan, it involves wearing an itchy balaclava and having to sound like a cross between Marlon Brandon and Robert Kilroy-Silk.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 1st October 2004
Time
10pm
Channel
Channel 4
Length
60 minutes

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    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
    Paterson Joseph Lyndon Jones
    Keir Charles Oliver
    Guest cast
    Oliver Milburn Liam
    Rosie Mahony Sixth Former
    Ricci McLeod Sixth Former
    Kirsty Bruce Sixth Former
    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 Producer
    Peter Fincham Executive Producer
    Nick King Editor
    Billy Sneddon Editor
    Jonathan Paul Green Production Designer
    Jonathan Whitehead (as Trellis) Composer

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