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 7 - Tangled Webs

Now dumped by Joanna, Alan tries to find something else to take his mind off things, so he tries religion, under the guidance of the rather attractive hospital chaplin. Martin gets his exams results back but is too nervous to read them, and Guy prepares for his World Guyball Championship semi-final.

Further details

Martin gets his exam results back, but can't quite work up the nerve to open them, despite Boyce offering to pay him if he did. Eventually Guy does it on his behalf and takes advantage of the opportunity to play a cruel joke on him in the process.

Elsewhere in the hospital, Alan Statham tries to get over Joanna dumping him and manages to by discovering the love of Jesus (and of course the fact there is a very attractive chaplain helps).

Broadcast details

Friday 15th October 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
    Paterson Joseph Lyndon Jones
    Guest cast
    Robin Savage Student
    Saskia Wickham Chaplain
    Kevin Eldon Scissors Bentley
    Ramon Woolfe Deaf Signer
    Manjinder Virk Theatre Nurse
    Nathaniel Gleed Josh
    Jay Byrd Cleaner
    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
    Lucien Clayton Editor
    Jonathan Paul Green Production Designer
    Jonathan Whitehead (as Trellis) Composer


    Traffic Jam Outtake

    Guy sings Elton John to Caroline.

    Featuring: Tamsin Greig (Caroline Todd), Stephen Mangan (Guy Secretan).


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