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 1, Episode 1 is repeated on Gold on Monday at 9:20am.

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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Live audience

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 1 Episode 1: Monday at 9:20am on Gold
  2. Series 1 Episode 1: Monday at 12pm on Gold
  3. Series 1 Episode 2: Tuesday at 9:20am on Gold
  4. Series 1 Episode 2: Tuesday at 12pm on Gold
  5. Series 1 Episode 3: Wednesday at 9:20am on Gold
  6. Series 1 Episode 3: Wednesday at 12pm on Gold
  7. Series 1 Episode 4: Thursday 31st October at 9:20am on Gold
  8. Series 1 Episode 4: Thursday 31st October at 12pm on Gold
  9. Series 1 Episode 5: Friday 1st November at 8:20am on Gold
  10. Series 1 Episode 5: Friday 1st November at 11:40am on GoldShow all repeats
  11. Series 4 Episode 1: Saturday 2nd November at 8:10am on Gold
  12. Series 4 Episode 2: Saturday 2nd November at 8:50am on Gold
  13. Series 4 Episode 3: Saturday 2nd November at 9:30am on Gold
  14. Series 4 Episode 4: Sunday 3rd November at 8:05am on Gold
  15. Series 4 Episode 5: Sunday 3rd November at 8:45am on Gold
  16. Series 4 Episode 6: Sunday 3rd November at 9:25am on Gold
  17. Series 4 Episode 4: Monday 4th November at 7:25am on Gold
  18. Series 4 Episode 5: Monday 4th November at 8:35am on Gold
  19. Series 1 Episode 6: Monday 4th November at 9:15am on Gold
  20. Series 1 Episode 6: Monday 4th November at 11:55am on Gold
  21. Series 2 Episode 1: Tuesday 5th November at 9:20am on Gold
  22. Series 2 Episode 1: Tuesday 5th November at 12pm on Gold
  23. Series 2 Episode 2: Wednesday 6th November at 9:20am on Gold
  24. Series 2 Episode 2: Wednesday 6th November at 12pm on Gold
  25. Series 2 Episode 3: Thursday 7th November at 9:20am on Gold
  26. Series 2 Episode 3: Thursday 7th November at 12pm on Gold
  27. Series 2 Episode 4: Friday 8th November at 9:20am on Gold
  28. Series 2 Episode 4: Friday 8th November at 12pm on Gold

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