The life of the Larkin family, farmers in Kent.
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Series cast summary:
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 Pop Larkin (20 episodes, 1991-1993)
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 Ma Larkin (20 episodes, 1991-1993)
Stephanie Ralph ...
 Victoria (19 episodes, 1991-1993)
Philip Franks ...
 Charley (18 episodes, 1991-1993)
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 Mariette (18 episodes, 1991-1993)
Christina Giles ...
 Petunia (18 episodes, 1991-1993)
Katherine Giles ...
 Zinnia (18 episodes, 1991-1993)
Rachel Bell ...
 Edith Pilchester (16 episodes, 1991-1993)
Ross Marriott ...
 Oscar (16 episodes, 1991-1993)
Ian Tucker ...
 Montgomery (13 episodes, 1991-1992)
Abigail Rokison ...
 Primrose (12 episodes, 1991-1993)
Moray Watson ...
 Brigadier (11 episodes, 1991-1993)
Daisy-May Bates ...
 John Blenheim (11 episodes, 1992-1993)
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The life of the Larkin family, farmers in Kent.

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7 April 1991 (UK)  »

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Buds of May  »

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David Jason said the show was "a high-quality piece of work altogether. We owed a lot to the whole team put together." He also said "the idyll it depicted spoke very directly to people - and to people of all ages. It was a kind of television show that was already falling out of favor and which has continued to decline - a program that families watched together. And what they saw was this wonderful loving family, with kids they adored, sitting round at Sunday dinners, piling into the back of a truck and singing...people watched it and thought, "wouldn't we all love a little bit of that, if it were possible?" See more »

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[repeated line]
Sidney Charles 'Pop' Larkin: This calls for a cocktail!
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Featured in 50 Greatest Families (2008) See more »

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A real feel good Show, Making me wish I lived there.
24 August 2004 | by (austalia) – See all my reviews

this would have to be my all time favorite show. I paid a fortune to buy the DVD'S and have them shipped to Australia. It's a show that I can watch over and over again and never tire of. I just want to pack up and immigrate to England and Kent. I find it almost hard to believe that this was a made for television family. It must truly reflect a time when things were much simpler. If I could I would transport myself right back there with the Larkin's and I to would never leave. Pam Ferris and David Jason are so convincing as MA and Pa Larkin, that I try to bring some of that into my own children's lives. A show that certainly restores my appetite and good faith ion the world.


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