The Green Green Grass. Image shows from L to R: Boycie (John Challis), Marlene Boyce (Sue Holderness). Copyright: Shazam Productions
The Green Green Grass

The Green Green Grass

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 2005 - 2009
  • 32 episodes (4 series)

Boycie is on the run from infamous London villains. To help ensure he lives to an old age he moves to the countryside with his family. Stars John Challis, Sue Holderness, Jack Doolan, David Ross, Ivan Kaye and more.

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Series 3 - The Special Relationship

The Green Green Grass. Image shows from L to R: Cliff Cooper (George Wendt), Boycie (John Challis). Copyright: Shazam Productions
Boycie is asked to turn detective when an unexpected visitor arrives at Winterdown Farm with a secret from the past that, if confirmed, will have massive consequences for one member of the staff.

Broadcast details

Sunday 30th December 2007
40 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 20th December 2010 10:00pm Gold
Tuesday 4th December 2012 9:05pm Gold
Wednesday 5th December 2012 7:00pm Gold
Sunday 9th December 2012 10:45am Gold
Sunday 9th December 2012 5:00pm Gold
Sunday 8th December 2013 9:00am Gold
Sunday 8th December 2013 7:05pm Gold
Thursday 26th December 2013 6:45am Gold
Tuesday 15th July 2014 4:05pm Gold
Sunday 16th November 2014 4:05pm Gold
Wednesday 24th December 2014 6:00pm Drama
Thursday 25th December 2014 12:00pm Drama
Monday 25th May 2015 8:30am Drama
Monday 25th May 2015 7:00pm Drama
Saturday 5th December 2015 7:55am Gold
Saturday 5th December 2015 3:35pm Gold
Wednesday 16th December 2015 5:30pm Gold
Thursday 17th December 2015 11:30am Gold
Monday 21st December 2015 7:05pm Drama
Wednesday 17th August 2016 12:15pm Gold
Monday 17th October 2016 12:05am Drama
Sunday 13th November 2016 12:55am Drama
Sunday 20th November 2016 6:05pm Gold
Sunday 27th November 2016 6:00pm Drama
Tuesday 20th December 2016 11:00am Gold
Tuesday 21st November 2017 11:00pm Yesterday
Wednesday 22nd November 2017 5:00pm Yesterday
Tuesday 12th December 2017 11:55am Gold
Tuesday 12th December 2017 4:45pm Gold
Saturday 1st December 2018 12:25pm Gold
Sunday 2nd December 2018 8:50am Gold
Monday 17th December 2018 7:10am Gold
Sunday 23rd December 2018 11:55am Gold
Saturday 20th July 2019 9:45am Gold
Monday 12th August 2019 12:25pm Gold
Monday 12th August 2019 5:45pm Gold
Friday 6th December 2019 11:45am Gold
Friday 13th December 2019 11:00am Gold
Friday 13th December 2019 3:20pm Gold
Saturday 14th December 2019 10:25am Gold
Wednesday 18th December 2019 5:20pm Drama
Friday 20th December 2019 10:45am Gold
Saturday 21st December 2019 1:35pm Gold
Monday 30th November 2020 1:40pm Gold
Monday 30th November 2020 7:35pm Gold
Friday 18th December 2020 12:00pm Gold
Tuesday 22nd December 2020 2:05pm Gold
Sunday 5th December 2021 1:20pm Gold
Monday 6th December 2021 11:00am Gold
Saturday 11th December 2021 2:05pm Drama
Tuesday 21st December 2021 12:45pm Gold
Friday 24th December 2021 5:00pm Gold
Monday 5th December 2022 12:50pm Gold
Tuesday 13th December 2022 12:40pm Gold
Wednesday 14th December 2022 11:40am Gold
Friday 23rd December 2022 1:05pm Gold
Monday 4th December 2023 12:55pm Gold
Monday 11th December 2023 2:30pm Gold
Friday 15th December 2023 2:45pm Gold
Saturday 16th December 2023 10:45am Gold
Monday 18th December 2023 2:10pm Gold
Thursday 21st December 2023 2:45pm Gold

Cast & crew

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
Alan David Llewellyn
Lisa Diveney Beth
Guest cast
Paul Bown Colin Cakeworthy
George Wendt Cliff Cooper
Writing team
John Sullivan Writer
Keith R. Lindsay Writer
Production team
Dewi Humphreys Director
Gareth Gwenlan Producer
Henry Klejdys Producer
John Sullivan Executive Producer
Chris Wadsworth Editor
David Hitchcock Production Designer
Graham Jarvis Composer

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