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King Leek

  • TV comedy drama
  • ITV1
  • 1997
  • 1 pilot

A comic tale of competitive leek growing in the north of England, where the stakes are high and the tactics are dirty. Vegetable mad Malcolm has just one ambition in life - to grow the biggest leek in the region. But will he be crowned "King Leek"? Stars Tim Healy, Su Elliot, Chris Connel, Adam Pearson, James Garbutt and more.

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Key details

Genre
Comedy Drama
Broadcast
1997
Channel
ITV1
Episodes
1 Pilot
Creator
David Wheatley
Stars
Tim Healy, Su Elliot, Chris Connel, Adam Pearson, James Garbutt, Leslie Schofield, Rebekah Joy Gilgan, Les Wilde and more
Writer
William Ivory
Director
Sam Miller
Producer
Spencer Campbell
Company

Additional details

Part of

Comedy Premieres

Also known as
  • Comedy Premieres: King Leek
Production
Studio
Picture
Colour

Website links

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Tuesday 30th December 1997 at 10pm on ITV1
Episode length
1 hour

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