The Darling Buds Of May. Pop Larkin (David Jason).

The Darling Buds Of May

ITV comedy drama about a family. 20 episodes (3 series), 1991 - 1993. Stars David Jason, Pam Ferris, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Philip Franks.

Series 1

1. The Darling Buds Of May (Part 1)

First broadcast: Sunday 7th April 1991

When a tax collector arrives at the Larkins' farm, it appears to spell trouble for Pop and the family. But the young man is soon under the spell of their utopian lifestyle - and Mariette's charms.


2. The Darling Buds Of May (Part 2)

First broadcast: Sunday 14th April 1991

Things don't quite go 'perfick' when Charley decides to play truant from his office at the Inland Revenue and go strawberry-picking with Mariette and the rest of the Larkin family. Suddenly it seems that his future is in doubt.


3. When The Green Woods Laugh (Part 1)

First broadcast: Sunday 21st April 1991

Now that Mariette is going to marry Charley the tax inspector, Ma starts making plans for a lavish wedding. But has Pop overreached himself with his offer for a stately home?


4. When The Green Woods Laugh (Part 2)

First broadcast: Sunday 28th April 1991

Finding himself summonsed to appear in court on the morning of Charley and Mariette's wedding, Pop Larkin is about to join the large number of villagers who wish with all their hearts that they had never met Corinne Perigo.


5. A Breath Of French Air (Part 1)

First broadcast: Sunday 5th May 1991

The wet English summer has dampened the Larkins' spirits, and Charley and Mariette have failed to produce offspring. Perhaps a holiday is required.


6. A Breath Of French Air (Part 2)

First broadcast: Sunday 12th May 1991

Pop and Ma are really enjoying their French holiday - which is more than can be said for Charley and Mariette. Meanwhile Primrose has problems with Marc-Antoine.


Christmas Special: Christmas Is Coming

First broadcast: Sunday 22nd December 1991

The Larkin family prepares for the festive season. Excitement and anticipation fill the air as Pop trims the huge tree with tinsel and lights, and the rest of the family festoon the house with paper chains and Christmas baubles. But outside in the darkening woods, there's an exhausted man on the run.


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