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 3, Episode 6 is repeated on Gold today at 4pm.

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 3 Episode 6: Today at 4pm on Gold
  2. Series 3 Episode 6: Today at 7:20pm on Gold
  3. Series 1 Episode 1: Sunday at 9:30am on Gold
  4. Series 4 Episode 5: Sunday at 10:05am on Gold
  5. Series 4 Episode 8: Sunday at 10:45am on Gold
  6. Series 4 Episode 9: Sunday at 11:25am on Gold
  7. Series 4 Episode 9: Sunday at 11:10pm on Gold
  8. Series 3 Episode 7: Monday at 10:45am on Gold
  9. Series 3 Episode 7: Monday at 4pm on Gold
  10. Series 3 Episode 7: Monday at 7:20pm on GoldShow all repeats
  11. Series 4 Episode 1: Tuesday at 11am on Gold
  12. Series 4 Episode 1: Tuesday at 4pm on Gold
  13. Series 4 Episode 1: Tuesday at 7:20pm on Gold
  14. Series 4 Episode 2: Wednesday at 11am on Gold
  15. Series 4 Episode 2: Wednesday at 4pm on Gold
  16. Series 4 Episode 2: Wednesday at 7:20pm on Gold
  17. Series 4 Episode 3: Thursday at 11:15am on Gold
  18. Series 4 Episode 3: Thursday at 4pm on Gold
  19. Series 4 Episode 3: Thursday at 7:20pm on Gold
  20. Series 4 Episode 4: Friday 1st October at 10:40am on Gold
  21. Series 4 Episode 4: Friday 1st October at 4pm on Gold
  22. Series 4 Episode 4: Friday 1st October at 7:20pm on Gold
  23. Series 4 Episode 4: Saturday 2nd October at 3:20am on Gold

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