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 1 is repeated on Yesterday today at 11pm.

Series 3, Episode 2 - The Lonely Herdsman

When Marlene drags Boycie and Tyler to visit her mother Dora, the battle lines are drawn. Back at the farm, Bryan tries his hand at poetry to stop him feeling lonely whilst Mrs Cakeworthy surfs the net to help him find a solution.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 9th November 2007
Time
8:30pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

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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
    Guest cast
    Luing Andrews Angry Man
    June Whitfield Dora (Marlene's Mum)
    Ricky Hatton Self
    Writing team
    Jim Sullivan Writer
    Production team
    Chris Wadsworth Editor
    David Hitchcock Production Designer
    Dewi Humphreys Director
    Gareth Gwenlan Producer
    Henry Klejdys Producer
    John Sullivan Executive Producer
    Graham Jarvis Composer
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