The Farm. Jim MacDonald (Jim Smith)
The Farm

The Farm

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One Scotland
  • 2021
  • 1 pilot

Real-life farmer and comedian Jim Smith stars in a sitcom pilot inspired by his life. Also features Chris Forbes, Ann-Louise Ross, Anita Vettesse and Billy Mack.

The Farm. Jim MacDonald (Jim Smith)

Key details

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
2021
Channels
BBC One Scotland
Episodes
1 Pilot
Creator
Chris Forbes
Stars
Jim Smith, Chris Forbes, Ann-Louise Ross, Anita Vettesse and Billy Mack
Writers
Jim Smith, Chris Forbes and Owen Bell
Directors
Stuart Elliott and Ted Mitchell
Producers
Owen Bell, Gavin Smith and Steven Canny
Companies

Comedy following the adventures of farmer Jim MacDonald, his tractorman Donnie and his mother Mary, as they struggle against the elements - and each other - on a farm in Perthshire. Jim is a proud man, often wounded but never beaten, who cares deeply about what he does. Mary is extremely hard to please and doesn't mind delivering home truths. Donnie is loyal to a fault and always eager to please.

Additional details

Production
Location
Camera set-up
Single camera
Picture
Colour

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Wednesday 17th February 2021 at 10:45pm on BBC One Scotland
Episode length
25 minutes
All previous repeats
  • Saturday 20th February 2021 at 10:00pm on BBC Scotland -
  • Thursday 18th February 2021 at 10:30pm on BBC Scotland -

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