Worzel Gummidge. Worzel (Mackenzie Crook). Copyright: Leopard Pictures.

Worzel Gummidge (2019)

BBC One comedy drama about a scarecrow that comes to life. 2 episodes in 2019. Stars Mackenzie Crook, India Brown, Thierry Wickens, Steve Pemberton and Rosie Cavaliero.

Another series is in development.

Worzel Gummidge. Image shows from L to R: Mr. Braithwaite (Steve Pemberton), Mrs. Braithwaite (Rosie Cavaliero). Copyright: Leopard Pictures.

The Scarecrow Of Scatterbrook

Two young strangers arrive in the village of Scatterbrook. It's not long before Susan and John encounter Worzel Gummidge, the Scarecrow of Ten Acre Field.

Further details

Two young strangers arrive in the village of Scatterbrook. It's not long before Susan and John encounter Worzel Gummidge, the Scarecrow of Ten Acre Field. Their world is sent spinning into confusion when they realise Gummidge comes to life. The only person more shocked is Worzel, when he discovers that the children are not in fact fellow scarecrows but humans.

Their worlds should never commune but fate has conspired to create an extraordinary union. The seasons have stopped and the harvest hasn't arrived. The rhythm of the natural world is out of kilter and this unlikely trio must try to put it right. Magic, mystery and mayhem unfurl.

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 26th December 2019
Time
6:20pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Mackenzie Crook Worzel
India Brown Susan
Thierry Wickens John
Steve Pemberton Mr. Braithwaite
Rosie Cavaliero Mrs. Braithwaite
Guest cast
Vicki Pepperdine Aunt Sally
Francesca Mills Earthy Mangold
Tim Plester Clarty
Andrew James Spooner Flat Alastair
Tom Meeten HMS Odney
Christopher-Robert Barlow Rag Bag
Kiran Shah Root Bound
Charlie Mayhew Rustle Sprouter
Ben Langley Cab Driver
Mariam Haque Museum Receptionist
Phil Hulford Lofty Mawkin
Writing team
Mackenzie Crook Writer
Callum Akass Script Editor
Production team
Mackenzie Crook Director
Patrick D Pidgeon Executive Producer
Mackenzie Crook Executive Producer
Lisa Thomas Executive Producer
Kristian Smith Executive Producer
Georgie Fallon Producer
Eric S Rollman Executive Producer
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