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, is repeated on Gold today at 11am.

Series 4, Episode 9 - For Richer For Poorer

Marlene is planning a huge party to celebrate their Ruby wedding anniversary.

Further details

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

Boycie and Marlene have been married for almost 40 years, and so Marlene is planning a huge party to celebrate their Ruby wedding anniversary.

A marquee and caterers have been booked, Marlene is busy comparing magazine spreads of flowers and the band have been booked to play "their song" - What's New Pussy Cat. Marlene smiles at the thought. The guest list will be huge - she's even called their old Peckham solicitor to help track down all the guests from their wedding day.

But when the solicitor returns her call, he has devastating news which puts an entirely different complexion on her relationship with Boycie...

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 5th March 2009
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
    Alan David Llewellyn
    Nigel Harrison Ray
    Guest cast
    June Whitfield Dora (Marlene's Mum)
    Stephen Evans Vicar
    Writing team
    Jamie Rix Script Editor
    Gary Lawson Writer
    John Phelps Writer
    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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