The life of the Larkin family, farmers in Kent.
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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 was never asked if he wanted to pursue a personal project until the end of the series. He was shocked and giddy at how successful his career had become now; that he could shout the odds on where his career went. When asked what he wanted to do as an actor, he said he loved detective shows, and wanted to play one, which culminated in A Touch of Frost (1992). See more »

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[repeated line]
Sidney Charles 'Pop' Larkin: This calls for a cocktail!
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Referenced in This Morning: Episode dated 13 November 2013 (2013) 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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