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The Green Green Grass. Image shows from L to R: Imelda Cakeworthy (Ella Kenion), Boycie (John Challis), Jed (Peter Heppelthwaite), Marlene Boyce (Sue Holderness), Bryan (Ivan Kaye), Elgin Sparrowhawk (David Ross), Tyler Boyce (Jack Doolan). Copyright: Shazam Productions.

The Green Green Grass

BBC One sitcom. 32 episodes (4 series), 2005 - 2009. Stars John Challis, Sue Holderness, Jack Doolan, David Ross, Ivan Kaye, Ella Kenion, Peter Heppelthwaite and others.

Series 1, Episode 7 is repeated on Gold on Tuesday at 12pm

Series 2, Episode 6 - More Questions Than Answers

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.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 20th October 2006
Time
8:30pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

  1. Saturday 23rd July 2011 at 11:20am on Gold
  2. Tuesday 6th September 2011 at 4:40pm on Gold
  3. Tuesday 6th September 2011 at 9:20pm on Gold
  4. Saturday 8th October 2011 at 11:20am on Gold
  5. Friday 3rd February 2012 at 3:20pm on Gold
  6. Friday 23rd March 2012 at 1:20pm on Gold
  7. Friday 23rd March 2012 at 7:20pm on Gold
  8. Monday 16th July 2012 at 12:20pm on Gold
  9. Monday 16th July 2012 at 7:00pm on Gold
  10. Thursday 6th September 2012 at 2:20pm on Gold
  11. Thursday 6th September 2012 at 8:20pm on Gold
  12. Sunday 16th June 2013 at 6:30am on Gold
  13. Friday 16th August 2013 at 6:30am on Gold
  14. Thursday 19th November 2015 at 12:45pm on Gold
  15. Thursday 19th November 2015 at 6:40pm on Gold
  16. Thursday 21st January 2016 at 7:20pm on Gold
  17. Friday 22nd January 2016 at 12:35pm on Gold
  18. Friday 29th April 2016 at 11:05am on Gold
  19. Friday 29th April 2016 at 6:40pm on Gold
  20. Monday 23rd May 2016 at 11:20pm on Yesterday
  21. Tuesday 24th May 2016 at 8:00pm on Yesterday
  22. Tuesday 28th June 2016 at 12:25pm on Gold

Cast & crew

Regular cast
John Challis Boycie (Gentleman Farmer)
Sue Holderness Marlene Boyce
Jack Doolan Tyler Boyce
David Ross Elgin Sparrowhawk (Farm Manager)
Ivan Kaye Bryan (Herdsman)
Ella Kenion Imelda Cakeworthy (Housekeeper)
Peter Heppelthwaite Jed (Ploughman)
Alan David Llewellyn (Farmer)
Lisa Diveney Beth
Nigel Harrison Ray (Barman)
Guest cast
Maggie McCarthy Mrs Hendy
Gerard Horan Chuck
Jack Brough Teacher
Julian Eardley Teacher
Tracy Kearney Teacher
Sue Freeman Oakam Hokem
Neville Dean Oakam Hokem
Kevin Hoole Oakam Hokem
Writing team
Paul Alexander Writer
Production team
Dewi Humphreys Director
Gareth Gwenlan Producer
Julian Meers Producer
Tim Hancock Exec Producer
David Hitchcock Production Designer
Graham Jarvis Composer
Chris Wadsworth Editor

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