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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Sidney Charles 'Pop' Larkin: This calls for a cocktail!
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Lovely show...
31 May 2006 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

There's something very endearing about The Darling Buds of May. The bright English country side coupled with bright and life filled characters made this show very heart warming and easy to watch. I remember watching it with great interest as an adolescent and it's something that's stayed with me into my adulthood.

For it's time, The Darling Buds of May was showing a different side of British society. Although the Larkins weren't nessicarilly "wealthy" they were happy and they were very supportive as family. It's a breath of fresh air to watch such characters and the situations they get into.

I recommend watching this show, it's heartfelt, touching, the characters are very real and the scenery is breath taking.


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