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 4, Episode 8 is repeated on Gold today at 12:10pm.


The Green Green Grass was the first British comedy series to be filmed entirely in high definition.

Outdoor scenes used in The Green Green Grass are filmed at the real life home of John Challis, the actor who portrays Boycie.

If you take the entire Only Fools and Horses franchise, then the series has lasted, to date, for 96 episodes.

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