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 6 is repeated on Gold today at 8:20am.

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 6: Today at 8:20am on Gold
  2. Series 2 Episode 6: Today at 2:20pm on Gold
  3. Series 4 Episode 2: Today at 6pm on Drama
  4. Series 2 Episode 6: Today at 7pm on Gold
  5. Series 2 Episode 1: Today at 11pm on Yesterday
  6. Series 2 Episode 2: Today at 11:40pm on Yesterday
  7. Series 2 Episode 3: Tomorrow at 12:20am on Yesterday
  8. Series 2 Episode 7: Tomorrow at 8:15am on Gold
  9. Series 2 Episode 7: Tomorrow at 2:05pm on Gold
  10. Series 4 Episode 3: Tomorrow at 6pm on DramaShow all repeats
  11. Series 2 Episode 7: Tomorrow at 7pm on Gold
  12. Series 2 Episode 1: Tomorrow at 9pm on Yesterday
  13. Series 2 Episode 2: Tomorrow at 9:40pm on Yesterday
  14. Series 2 Episode 3: Tomorrow at 10:20pm on Yesterday
  15. Series 3 Episode 1: Thursday at 8:35am on Gold
  16. Series 3 Episode 1: Thursday at 2:25pm on Gold
  17. Series 4 Episode 4: Thursday at 6pm on Drama
  18. Series 3 Episode 1: Thursday at 7pm on Gold
  19. Series 3 Episode 2: Friday at 8:20am on Gold
  20. Series 3 Episode 2: Friday at 2:20pm on Gold
  21. Series 4 Episode 5: Friday at 6pm on Drama
  22. Series 3 Episode 2: Friday at 7pm on Gold
  23. Series 3 Episode 3: Monday at 8:40am on Gold
  24. Series 3 Episode 3: Monday at 2:40pm on Gold
  25. Series 4 Episode 6: Monday at 6pm on Drama
  26. Series 3 Episode 3: Monday at 6:40pm on Gold
  27. Series 3 Episode 4: Tuesday 2nd June at 9am on Gold
  28. Series 3 Episode 4: Tuesday 2nd June at 3pm on Gold
  29. Series 4 Episode 8: Tuesday 2nd June at 6pm on Drama
  30. Series 3 Episode 4: Tuesday 2nd June at 7:40pm on Gold
  31. Series 2 Episode 4: Tuesday 2nd June at 11pm on Yesterday
  32. Series 2 Episode 5: Tuesday 2nd June at 11:40pm on Yesterday
  33. Series 2 Episode 6: Wednesday 3rd June at 12:20am on Yesterday
  34. Series 3 Episode 5: Wednesday 3rd June at 8:20am on Gold
  35. Series 3 Episode 5: Wednesday 3rd June at 2:20pm on Gold
  36. Series 3 Episode 5: Wednesday 3rd June at 5:40pm on Gold
  37. Series 4 Episode 9: Wednesday 3rd June at 6pm on Drama
  38. Series 2 Episode 4: Wednesday 3rd June at 9pm on Yesterday
  39. Series 2 Episode 5: Wednesday 3rd June at 9:40pm on Yesterday
  40. Series 2 Episode 6: Wednesday 3rd June at 10:20pm on Yesterday
  41. Series 3 Episode 6: Thursday 4th June at 8:20am on Gold
  42. Series 3 Episode 6: Thursday 4th June at 2:20pm on Gold
  43. Series 3 Episode 6: Thursday 4th June at 5:40pm on Gold
  44. Series 3 Episode 7: Friday 5th June at 8:20am on Gold
  45. Series 3 Episode 7: Friday 5th June at 2:20pm on Gold
  46. Series 3 Episode 7: Friday 5th June at 5:40pm on Gold
  47. Series 4 Episode 1: Monday 8th June at 8:40am on Gold
  48. Series 4 Episode 1: Monday 8th June at 2:40pm on Gold
  49. Series 4 Episode 1: Monday 8th June at 6:40pm on Gold
  50. Series 4 Episode 2: Tuesday 9th June at 8:20am on Gold
  51. Series 4 Episode 2: Tuesday 9th June at 3pm on Gold
  52. Series 4 Episode 2: Tuesday 9th June at 7pm on Gold
  53. Series 2 Episode 7: Tuesday 9th June at 11pm on Yesterday
  54. Series 3 Episode 1: Tuesday 9th June at 11:35pm on Yesterday
  55. Series 3 Episode 2: Wednesday 10th June at 12:20am on Yesterday
  56. Series 4 Episode 3: Wednesday 10th June at 8:20am on Gold
  57. Series 4 Episode 3: Wednesday 10th June at 2:20pm on Gold
  58. Series 4 Episode 3: Wednesday 10th June at 5:40pm on Gold
  59. Series 2 Episode 7: Wednesday 10th June at 9pm on Yesterday
  60. Series 3 Episode 1: Wednesday 10th June at 9:35pm on Yesterday
  61. Series 3 Episode 2: Wednesday 10th June at 10:20pm on Yesterday
  62. Series 4 Episode 4: Thursday 11th June at 8:10am on Gold
  63. Series 4 Episode 4: Thursday 11th June at 2:10pm on Gold
  64. Series 4 Episode 4: Thursday 11th June at 5:30pm on Gold
  65. Series 4 Episode 5: Friday 12th June at 7:50am on Gold
  66. Series 4 Episode 5: Friday 12th June at 1:50pm on Gold
  67. Series 4 Episode 5: Friday 12th June at 5:10pm on Gold

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