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 1, is repeated on Drama on Tuesday at 6pm.

Press Clippings

Since we happen to be on the subject of returning shows, I ought to mention that The Green Green Grass is back on BBC1 for a new series. Even though, for entertainment value, I'd personally rather shove my head in a bucket of horse poo.

Mike Ward, Daily Star, 8th January 2009

Boycie and Marlene lead gentle comedy comeback

The stars of The Green Green Grass tell The Telegraph about the revival of the traditional sitcom.

Michael Deacon, The Telegraph, 7th January 2009

Del Boy and Rodney to turn Grass

Del Boy, Rodney and Trigger could make a comeback in BBC1's Only Fools and Horses spin-off The Green Green Grass.

Colin Robertson, The Sun, 29th December 2008

Peckham it ain't

Seven years ago the actor swapped his semi-detached house in Barnes, in south-west London, for an eccentric farmhouse that has evolved from the ruins of a medieval abbey. One wing survived both the dissolution of the monasteries and the petty larceny of the locals.

Adam Edwards, The Telegraph, 12th October 2005

From Peckham to paradise

Will an Only Fools and Horses spin-off tickle our funny bones? The Independent talks to its creator, John Sullivan, and the cast.

James Rampton, The Independent, 8th September 2005

Boycie pinched my sitcom

Now I'm not saying Sullivan has copied our sitcom. My guess is that, like the majority of the great British public, he never saw it.

Andrew Collins, The Guardian, 7th September 2005