The Green Green Grass. Image shows from L to R: Boycie (John Challis), Marlene Boyce (Sue Holderness). Copyright: Shazam Productions.

The Green Green Grass

BBC One sitcom about a London family moving to the country. 32 episodes (4 series), 2005 - 2009. Stars John Challis, Sue Holderness, Jack Doolan, David Ross and others.

Series 2, Episode 1 is repeated on Yesterday on Monday at 11pm.

The Green Green Grass. Image shows from L to R: Boycie (John Challis), Marlene Boyce (Sue Holderness). Copyright: Shazam Productions.

The Green Green Grass

Boycie is on the run from infamous London villains. To help ensure he lives to an old age he moves to the countryside with his family

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
2005 - 2009
Channel
BBC One
Episodes
32   (4 series)
Creator
John Sullivan
Starring
John Challis, Sue Holderness, Jack Doolan, David Ross, Ivan Kaye, Ella Kenion, Peter Heppelthwaite, Alan David and others
Writers
John Sullivan, Jim Sullivan, Keith R. Lindsay and David Cantor
Directors
Tony Dow and Dewi Humphreys
Producers
Gareth Gwenlan, Julian Meers and Henry Klejdys

Boycie is on the run from infamous London villains the Driscoll Brothers ("even the Kray twins told them to lighten up"). To help ensure he lives to an old age he ups sticks with his reluctant wife Marlene and more-than-reluctant skateboarding son Tyler to a secluded farm house in Shropshire where he hopes they'll be safe. Unsurprisingly the Boyce family don't immediately fit into their new surroundings.

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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 9th September 2005 on BBC One at 8:30pm
Last new broadcast
Thursday 5th March 2009 on BBC One at 8:30pm
Upcoming repeats
  1. Series 2 Episode 1: Monday at 11pm on Yesterday
  2. Series 2 Episode 2: Monday at 11:40pm on Yesterday
  3. Series 2 Episode 3: Tuesday at 12:20am on Yesterday
  4. Series 1 Episode 1: Tuesday at 2pm on Gold
  5. Series 1 Episode 1: Tuesday at 6:40pm on Gold
  6. Series 2 Episode 1: Tuesday at 9pm on Yesterday
  7. Series 2 Episode 2: Tuesday at 9:40pm on Yesterday
  8. Series 2 Episode 3: Tuesday at 10:20pm on Yesterday
  9. Series 1 Episode 2: Wednesday at 1:35pm on Gold
  10. Series 1 Episode 2: Wednesday at 7pm on GoldShow all repeats
  11. Series 1 Episode 3: Thursday at 1:40pm on Gold
  12. Series 1 Episode 3: Thursday at 7pm on Gold
  13. Series 1 Episode 4: Friday 26th April at 1:40pm on Gold
  14. Series 1 Episode 4: Friday 26th April at 7pm on Gold
  15. Series 1 Episode 5: Monday 29th April at 1pm on Gold
  16. Series 1 Episode 6: Monday 29th April at 1:40pm on Gold
  17. Series 1 Episode 5: Monday 29th April at 5:40pm on Gold
  18. Series 1 Episode 6: Monday 29th April at 6:20pm on Gold
  19. Series 2 Episode 4: Monday 29th April at 11pm on Yesterday
  20. Series 2 Episode 5: Monday 29th April at 11:40pm on Yesterday
  21. Series 2 Episode 6: Tuesday 30th April at 12:20am on Yesterday
  22. Series 2 Episode 1: Tuesday 30th April at 12:40pm on Gold
  23. Series 2 Episode 2: Tuesday 30th April at 1:20pm on Gold
  24. Series 2 Episode 1: Tuesday 30th April at 5:30pm on Gold
  25. Series 2 Episode 2: Tuesday 30th April at 6:10pm on Gold
  26. Series 2 Episode 4: Tuesday 30th April at 9pm on Yesterday
  27. Series 2 Episode 5: Tuesday 30th April at 9:40pm on Yesterday
  28. Series 2 Episode 6: Tuesday 30th April at 10:20pm on Yesterday
  29. Series 2 Episode 3: Wednesday 1st May at 12:15pm on Gold
  30. Series 2 Episode 4: Wednesday 1st May at 1pm on Gold
  31. Series 2 Episode 3: Wednesday 1st May at 5:10pm on Gold
  32. Series 2 Episode 4: Wednesday 1st May at 5:50pm on Gold
  33. Series 2 Episode 5: Thursday 2nd May at 12:15pm on Gold
  34. Series 2 Episode 6: Thursday 2nd May at 12:55pm on Gold
  35. Series 2 Episode 5: Thursday 2nd May at 5:10pm on Gold
  36. Series 2 Episode 6: Thursday 2nd May at 5:55pm on Gold
  37. Series 2 Episode 7: Friday 3rd May at 12:15pm on Gold
  38. Series 3 Episode 1: Friday 3rd May at 12:55pm on Gold
  39. Series 2 Episode 7: Friday 3rd May at 5:10pm on Gold
  40. Series 3 Episode 1: Friday 3rd May at 5:50pm on Gold

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