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.

Great Scenes

The Geordie Operation

In order to liven things up during an operation, it's decided to speak in Geordie accents whilst undertaking the procedure. Guy is not pleased, as he can't do the voice.

This scene, featuring Tamsin Greig, Julian Rhind-Tutt, Stephen Mangan, is from Episode 1.7.

The Cliff Hangers

Spolier: The first series ends with an Italian Job-style literal cliff hanger. Guy, Mac and Martin are all stuck in an ambulance hanging over the edge.

The second series ends with Martin again in a similar situation, in the exact same spot, but in a campervan with Alan and Joanna.

Alan's Car

Alan's attempts to get Mac's car parking space constantly fail, but in the end a new soultion comes along - fit the car in his office.

This scene, featuring Julian Rhind-Tutt, Mark Heap, Oliver Chris, is from Episode 2.4.

The Green Dwarf

Joanna attempts to wind up Alan by getting her dwarf cousin to paint himself green and scare him. Alan is indeed scared, but the plan backfires horribly and Alan destroys his brand new stuffed heron.

This scene, featuring Mark Heap, Pippa Haywood, Big Mick, is from Episode 2.6.

A Furlong of Bras

Boyce asks Sue for her help tracking down the missing Statham. In exchange Sue asks for a bushel of anything he can find. Boyce can't find a bushel, but he can get his hands on a furlong of bras.

This scene, featuring Michelle Gomez, Oliver Chris, is from Episode 2007.1.

Swallowing a Gallbladder

Alan bursts into an operation being carried out by Caroline and Mac. Things take a turn towards the serious when, trying to make a point, he rummages inside the patient's body, rips out a gallbladder, and rather than handing it back, puts it in his mouth and swallows it.

This scene, featuring Tamsin Greig, Julian Rhind-Tutt, Stephen Mangan, Mark Heap, is from Episode 2.4.