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 3 is repeated on Gold tomorrow at 12:20pm.

Series 2

1. Testing Times

First broadcast: Friday 15th September 2006

Sleepless nights, confusion over chemicals and an EU farm inspection - just a normal day on the farm for Boycie and Marlene.... until Boycie loses his hair!


2. Here's To You, Mrs Boyce

First broadcast: Friday 22nd September 2006

Boycie considers a move into local politics. Bryan's ex-fiancée finds a cure for lesbianism. Tyler fails to score at Rugby, but creates a good impression. Marlene provides momentary distraction during Tyler's maths coursework, until Boycie steps in with his first aid knowledge.


3. Bothered And Bewildered

First broadcast: Friday 29th September 2006

Boycie decides his staff need to work harder and vows to sack the next employee he catches slacking. Mrs Cakeworthy is the first out the door, but she soon has her boss regretting her decision when the Londoner learns she is a witch. Elsewhere, Tyler has his own problems - he is traumatised by the school art class.


4. Mother Earth

First broadcast: Friday 6th October 2006

Beth's concern for animal welfare has far-reaching consequences for Winterdown Farm. Marlene's pursuit of a more holistic way of life proves to be crunch time for Boycie and something of an eye opener for Beth.


5. Schoolboy French

First broadcast: Friday 13th October 2006

The circle of life comes knocking at the Boyces' door with Tyler's French exchange student and a past love from Peckham sheds new light on old memories.


6. More Questions Than Answers

First broadcast: Friday 20th October 2006

Llewellyn has been forced to employ teachers over the summer as casual labour but even they can't help the fact that his farm is running at a massive deficit. With Boycie's farm doing well, Llewellyn challenges him to a pub quiz in the hope of winning £5,000.


7. Brothers And Sisters

First broadcast: Friday 27th October 2006

A family reunion leaves the staff of Winterdown Farm all tied up and lost for words, love is in the air for Bryan, and Boycie attempts to bury the past before the Driscoll Brothers bury him.


Special: From Here To Paternity

First broadcast: Monday 25th December 2006

Jed, Elgin and Bryan are convinced a mythical creature is stalking Winterdown Farm.

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