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 4, Episode 5 is repeated on Yesterday today at 10:50pm.

Series 1, Episode 2 - A Rocky Start

Determined to settle down to a quiet, village life, Boycie's first job is to sack the farm manager and ingratiate himself with the locals. Marlene is scathing - the farm has no animals and no crops - so what do these people do all day? But, undeterred, Elgin talks Boycie into starting a proper farm and their first priority is to buy a bull from a bankrupt local farmer who is fond of a drink or two.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 16th September 2005
Time
8:30pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

  1. Thursday 25th October 2018 at 1:35pm on Gold
  2. Friday 26th October 2018 at 12:40pm on Gold

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Cast & crew

Regular cast
John Challis Boycie
Sue Holderness Marlene Boyce
Jack Doolan Tyler Boyce
David Ross Elgin Sparrowhawk
Ivan Kaye Bryan
Ella Kenion Imelda Cakeworthy
Peter Heppelthwaite Jed
Writing team
John Sullivan Writer
Production team
Tony Dow Director
Gareth Gwenlan Producer
Tim Hancock Executive Producer
Chris Wadsworth Editor
David Hitchcock Production Designer
Graham Jarvis Composer

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