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

Worzel Gummidge (2019)

BBC One comedy drama about a scarecrow that comes to life. 3 episodes, 2019 - 2020. 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: Worzel (Mackenzie Crook), The Green Man (Michael Palin). Copyright: Leopard Pictures.

The Green Man

Another new arrival to Scatterbrook, The Green Man is the creator of scarecrows and keeper of scarecrow lore. He isn't at all happy that Worzel is consorting with humans. Elsewhere, local aristocrat Lady Bloomsbury Barton is holding a fete, with a Scarecrow competition that Worzel is determined to win. What will Worzel's most competitive rival, Soggy Bogart, and The Green Man make of it all?

Broadcast details

Friday 27th December 2019
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
Zoƫ Wanamaker Lady Bloomsbury Barton
Michael Palin The Green Man
Francesca Mills Earthy Mangold
Colin Michael Carmichael Soggy Bogart
Lucy Montgomery Jackie Pudding
Gus Brown Oswald Pollypop
Malik Ibheis Trike
Kiran Shah Chopper
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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