The Green Man (1990– )

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Maurice Allington, the alcoholic, sexually promiscuous, and unappealing lead character owns a country inn called "The Green Man." He frightens and regales his guests, when he's not trying ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
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 Maurice (3 episodes, 1990)
Linda Marlowe ...
 Joyce (3 episodes, 1990)
Sarah Berger ...
 Diana (3 episodes, 1990)
Nicky Henson ...
 Jack (3 episodes, 1990)
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 Lucy (3 episodes, 1990)
Michael Grandage ...
 Nick (3 episodes, 1990)
Natalie Morse ...
 Amy (3 episodes, 1990)
Michael Culver ...
 Underhill (3 episodes, 1990)
Robert Schofield ...
 David (3 episodes, 1990)
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 Gramps (2 episodes, 1990)
Nickolas Grace ...
 Sonnenschein (2 episodes, 1990)
Sandra Caron ...
 Mrs. Klinger (2 episodes, 1990)
Brian Greene ...
 Mr. Klinger (2 episodes, 1990)
Anna Skye ...
 Mrs. Underhill (2 episodes, 1990)
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Maurice Allington, the alcoholic, sexually promiscuous, and unappealing lead character owns a country inn called "The Green Man." He frightens and regales his guests, when he's not trying to seduce them, with tales of ghosts ans spirits haunting his hotel. The fun begins when he and they realize the haunts are real and malevolent. At times sexual farce, at others, ghostly thriller, this movie is aptly called a "ghost story for adults". Written by Teresa B. O'Donnell <sun.moon.stars@worldnet.att.net>

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In Maurice's bathroom are a small stack of books: the top one is "The Old Devils" by Kingsley Amis. Below it are the horror collection "Skeleton Crew" by Stephen King and the horror novel "The Fog" by James Herbert. See more »

Quotes

Rev. Tommy Sonnenscheim: Frankly, the Jesus of the Gospels can be a bit of a wet liberal at times.
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I Should Be So Lucky
Written by Mike Stock, Matt Aitken and Pete Waterman
Performed by Kylie Minogue
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Finney and cast in a delightful British Inn romp
12 August 2003 | by (Denver, CO) – See all my reviews

I loved this 3 part series, and have seen it 3 or 4 times over the years. Albert Finney's character, Maurice, does have many unappealing traits. However, Finney makes the character irresistible. Finney plays the anti-hero to perfection. The script is excellent. I loved the scene where Linda Marlow and Sarah Berger (excellent performances both) pull a fast one on the `manipulative' Maurice. Just reading the other reviewers' comments makes me eager to see this British gem again!


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