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 today at 7:40am.

Series 4, Episode 3 - Calendar Boys

Bored with life on the farm, Marlene throws herself into charity work. As a by-product of her efforts, Boycie senses an opportunity to become Sir Aubrey. Marlene, with the help of their staff, tries to use her charity contacts to help her husband achieve his dream. Unfortunately, life is very rarely that simple, particularly where Boycie and Marlene are concerned.

Broadcast details

Thursday 22nd January 2009
30 minutes


    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
    Alan David Llewellyn
    Nigel Harrison Ray
    Samantha Sutherland Sara
    Guest cast
    Jeremy Clyde Tristram (the MP)
    Victoria Carling Veronica (Tristram's Wife)
    Oliver Wood Zac (Tyler's Bandmate)
    Edward Hancock Blade (Tyler's Bandmate)
    Edward Browning Leon (Tyler's Bandmate)
    Writing team
    David Cantor Writer
    Jamie Rix Script Editor
    Production team
    Dewi Humphreys Director
    Gareth Gwenlan Producer
    John Sullivan Executive Producer
    Chris Wadsworth Editor
    David Hitchcock Production Designer
    Graham Jarvis Composer

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