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 tomorrow at 11:40am.

Series 3, Episode 1 - But Is It Art?

When Bryan and Elgin suffer a housing crisis Boycie and Marlene offer them sanctuary, but Boycie's benevolence towards his workers brings an unexpected reward of immortality.

Broadcast details

Friday 2nd November 2007
30 minutes


  1. Wednesday 20th January 2021 at 11:40am on Gold
  2. Wednesday 20th January 2021 at 3:40pm on Gold

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
Jim Sullivan Writer
Production team
Dewi Humphreys Director
Gareth Gwenlan Producer
Henry Klejdys Producer
John Sullivan Executive Producer

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