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

The Darling Buds Of May (1991)

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

Series 3, Episode 5 is repeated on ITV3 tomorrow at 10:30am.

Series 1, Episode 5 - A Breath Of French Air (Part 1)

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


Adaptor Robert Banks Stewart is not credited on this episode.

Broadcast details

Sunday 5th May 1991
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
David Jason Pop Larkin
Pam Ferris Ma Larkin
Catherine Zeta-Jones Mariette
Philip Franks Cedric "Charley" Charlton
Guest cast
Kika Mirylees Angela Snow
Ian Tucker Montgomery
Julie Davis Primrose
Christina Giles Petunia
Katherine Giles Zinnia
Stephanie Ralph Victoria
Anna Massey Mlle. Dupont
Charles Kay Monsieur Mollet
Judy Clifton Iris Snow
Geoffrey Greenhill Gerard Brisson
Peter Symonds Monsieur Gammelin
Marilyn Taylerson Madame Gammelin
Philip Rowlands Auctioneer
Philip Wilde Attendant
Mitzi McKenzie Cordelia
Doc O'Brien Maurice
Laurent Hennequin Sebastian
Bert Caunt Inspecteur
Christopher Harrington Marc-Antoine
Ross Marriott Oscar
Writing team
Robert Banks Stewart Writer (Adapted By)
Production team
David Giles Director
Richard Bates Producer
Vernon Lawrence Executive Producer
Richard Bates Executive Producer

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