Jam & Jerusalem. Image shows from L to R: Rosie Bales (Dawn French), Sal Vine (Sue Johnston). Copyright: BBC
Jam & Jerusalem

Jam & Jerusalem

  • TV comedy drama / sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 2006 - 2009
  • 16 episodes (3 series)

A comedy drama about the members of a Women's Guild in a small West Country village called Clatterford. Stars Sue Johnston, Pauline McLynn, Maggie Steed, Sally Phillips, David Mitchell and more.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 1

After her doctor husband dies, practice nurse Sal finds herself out of a job when son James announces he will be taking over the surgery - leaving her wondering how to fill her days. Knitting and cake-baking were never her scene but she decides to join the Women's Guild.

Broadcast details

Friday 24th November 2006
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 27th January 2014 2:30pm Drama
Monday 27th January 2014 7:00pm Drama
Sunday 4th January 2015 5:00pm Drama
Monday 5th January 2015 1:20am Drama
Tuesday 6th October 2015 2:50am Drama
Saturday 17th July 2021 8:15am Gold
Monday 4th April 2022 7:55am Gold
Tuesday 5th April 2022 1:10am Gold

Cast & crew

Sue Johnston Sal Vine
Pauline McLynn Tip Haddam
Maggie Steed Eileen Pike
Sally Phillips Tash Vine
David Mitchell Dr James Vine
Salima Saxton Yasmeen Vine
Dawn French Rosie Bales
Jennifer Saunders Caroline Martin
Patrick Barlow Hillary
Doreen Mantle Queenie
Rosie Cavaliero Kate Bales
Suzy Aitchison Susie
Joanna Lumley Delilah Stagg
Hazel John Pauline
Guest cast
Thomas Assafuah Raph
Menna Trussler Megan
Freya Edmondson Freya
Hywel Bennett Actor
Lee Cornes Actor
Writing team
Jennifer Saunders Writer
Abigail Wilson Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Steve Bendelack Director
Jo Sargent Producer
Jon Plowman Executive Producer
Tony Cranstoun Editor
Harry Banks Production Designer
Lucia Santa-Maria Costume Designer
Christine Cant Make-up Designer
Kate Rusby Composer
Ray Davies Composer
Rob Kitzmann Director of Photography
Rebecca Townsend Costume Designer
Faith Thomas Costume Designer
Lucy Cain Make-up Designer
Jane Walker Make-up Designer
Mel Nortcliffe 1st Assistant Director

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