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"Rosemary & Thyme" (2003) More at IMDbPro »

Season: 1 | 2 | 3
Year: 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006


Season 1


Season 1, Episode 1: And No Birds Sing

31 August 2003
Rosemary Boxer and Laura Thyme, two plant and flower lovers, meet and hit it off while searching for the cause of two mysterious accidents concerning a very poisonous plant.

Felicity Kendal ... Rosemary Boxer

Pam Ferris ... Laura Thyme

Kate Gartside ... Alicia Kellaway
Matyelok Gibbs ... Mrs Potts
David Mallinson ... Daniel Kellaway

Christopher Villiers ... Doctor Whittaker
Roger Alborough ... Sam Trent
Rosalind March ... Vickie Trent

Stephen Boxer ... Julian Marchant
Olivia Lumley ... Billie Halliday
Ryan Philpott ... Matthew Thyme
Peter Gordon ... Taxi Driver
Sam Bond ... Landlord
Amy Creighton ... Waitress
Stuart Pendred ... Workman

Season 1, Episode 2: Arabica and the Early Spider

5 September 2003
Work on restoring the gardens at a country home is interrupted when two skeletons are dug up in the process.

Felicity Kendal ... Rosemary Boxer

Pam Ferris ... Laura Thyme
Abigail Cruttenden ... Patsy Connolly

Tilly Blackwood ... Fiona Georgeson

Joe Tucker ... Harry Georgeson

Murray Head ... Nev Connolly
Niall Refoy ... Tommy Matthews
Sara Stephens ... Samantha Matthews
Eamon Boland ... Dennis Belfrage
Zena Walker ... Mrs Deeping

Philip Martin Brown ... D.I. Trelawney
David Baukham ... Doctor Pattison (as David Bauckham)
Kell Ward ... Frank
Glen Davies ... Workman
Dean Abrahams ... Stable lad

Season 1, Episode 3: The Language of Flowers

12 September 2003
When the rich widow hiring Rosemary and Thyme to restore a garden and waterfall is murdered, a gardening book written by her late husband may hold the key to the solution.

Felicity Kendal ... Rosemary Boxer

Pam Ferris ... Laura Thyme

Ruth Platt ... Maggie Goffe

Anna Wilson-Jones ... Kate Pritchard
Paul Ansdell ... Jeff Caldecott
Antonia Pemberton ... Frances Caldecott
Anthony Carrick ... Sir Edward Banks (as Antony Carrick)
Mark Powley ... Gary Pritchard

Chris Larkin ... Pete Farmer
Annette Bentley ... Sally Walsh
Mike Dowling ... Bernard Walsh
Ryan Philpott ... Matthew Thyme

Graham McTavish ... D.I. Taylor
Natalie Forbes ... Carol
Jamie Martin ... Soco
Rosalind Povey ... Policewoman
Hannah Lawrence ... Receptionist

Season 1, Episode 4: Sweet Angelica

19 September 2003
Rosemary and Laura are working to restore lawns at an exclusive boarding school when a body turns up.

Felicity Kendal ... Rosemary Boxer

Pam Ferris ... Laura Thyme

James Weber Brown ... Paul Dunne

Jenna Harrison ... Angelica
Michael Thomas ... Edward Dawson
Joanna Phillips-Lane ... Madeleine Dawson (as Joanna Phillips Lane)

Ian Burfield ... Dave Reynolds
Arthur Whybrow ... Bill Barnes

Ania Sowinski ... Zofia
Tommy Carey ... Felix (as Tommie Carey)

Steve Toussaint ... D.I. Scott

Amanda Daniels ... D.S. Adams
Helen Hobson ... Cosmetic Consultant

Season 1, Episode 5: A Simple Plot

26 September 2003
Laura and Rosemary investigate the seemingly accidental death of an old friend who ran an urban garden plot being eyed by a developer.

Felicity Kendal ... Rosemary Boxer

Pam Ferris ... Laura Thyme
Michael Siberry ... Hugo Dainty

Amelia Curtis ... Paula Scott
Mark Lambert ... Derek Kelly
Frederick Treves ... Professor Mullins
Martin Troakes ... Jangles
James Bowers ... Stuart Burnley

Paul Bhattacharjee ... D.S. Sharma
Kate Benedict ... Fiona Brown

Season 1, Episode 6: The Tree of Death

3 October 2003
The girls are restoring a churchyard and cemetery in time for a Medieval festival when an unpopular villager is murdered with an arrow through the chest.

Felicity Kendal ... Rosemary Boxer

Pam Ferris ... Laura Thyme

Michael Cochrane ... Franklin Danvers
Victoria Scarborough ... Harriet Luke
Adam Kotz ... Vicar
Alexander Hanson ... Malcolm Sutton
Miranda Pleasence ... Marie Sutton
Robert Perkins ... Lyall
Oliver Fox ... Redland Linton

Andy Rashleigh ... D.I. Flannery
Don Hickson ... Mr Winthrop

Season 2


Season 2, Episode 1: The Memory of Water

3 October 2004
While working on restoring an Elizabethan garden, Rosemary witnesses the owner's cousin commit suicide only to later see him alive and well at an open-air market.

Felicity Kendal ... Rosemary Boxer

Pam Ferris ... Laura Thyme
Tom Beard ... Martin Frazer
Carolyn Backhouse ... Suzanne Frazer
Sandra Reinton ... Gwynne Evans
Simon Kunz ... Chris Stevens
Danielle Tilley ... Katie Stevens

Mary Nighy ... Fern

Ross O'Hennessy ... P.C Donald Stuart
Philip McGough ... George Hamilton Teed

Simon Lenagan ... Eddie

Nicholas Day ... Warwick Jardine
Sebastian Abineri ... George Plummer
James Smith ... Huxton Rymer

Jonathan Slinger ... Rupert Waldo
Howard Attfield ... Coutts
Oliver Price ... Rob Murray
David Webb ... Judge
Martyn Whitby ... Gilbert Chester
Scott Lane ... Salesman
Patrick Monckton ... Stallholder
Russell Loten ... Wedding Guest (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 2: Orpheus in the Undergrowth

8 October 2004
While creating a memorial garden and helping to solve a murder, Laura tries to repair her relationship with her estranged daughter following her divorce.

Felicity Kendal ... Rosemary Boxer

Pam Ferris ... Laura Thyme

Phyllida Law ... May Beauchamp

Joanna David ... Julia Moore
Lynsey Baxter ... Marcia Pearson

Stephen Lobo ... Izzy
Rowland Davies ... Phillip Elliott
John Bennett ... Henry Vogel
Will Knightley ... Jeremy Pearson
Susanna Best ... Betty Ferguson
Ryan Philpott ... Matthew Thyme
Daisy Dunlop ... Helena Thyme

Season 2, Episode 3: They Understand Me in Paris

15 October 2004
While on assignment to restore an old garden on the French Riviera, Rosemary and Laura find time to solve another murder.

Felicity Kendal ... Rosemary Boxer

Pam Ferris ... Laura Thyme
Mel Martin ... Dorothy Huber
Michael Percival ... James Pretty

Malcolm Sinclair ... Quentin Glazer
Steven Alvey ... Sandy Chrystal

Kate Miles ... Fiona Taylor
Adam Allfrey ... Nick Becket
Pamela Ruddock ... Agathe Souret

Christopher Bowen ... Inspector Voynet

Season 2, Episode 4: The Invisible Worm

22 October 2004
While restoring a rose garden at an elite prep school, Rosemary and Laura discover the body of a teacher harpooned in the heart.

Felicity Kendal ... Rosemary Boxer

Pam Ferris ... Laura Thyme

Anthony Andrews ... Richard Oakley
Amanda Elwes ... Eleanor Marshall
Claire Price ... Miss Wells

Julian Firth ... Quentin Marshall

Charlie Beall ... Crispin Marshall
Will Adamsdale ... Simon Todd

Eric Carte ... Noel
Rachel Power ... Inspector Harrap

Emmanuel Ighodaro ... Sergeant Ojora
Jamie Reid ... Ruddock
Harry Francis ... Growse

Season 2, Episode 5: The Gongoozlers

29 October 2004
Quinnie Dorell, hostess of a TV gardening show, fills in for Rosemary, who is sidelined with a broken leg, in solving the murder of an investigative reporter.

Felicity Kendal ... Rosemary Boxer

Pam Ferris ... Laura Thyme
Belinda Lang ... Quinnie Dorell

Crispin Bonham-Carter ... Gavin

Lara Cazalet ... Rosie Fitzcarron
Shaun Scott ... Vernon

Diana Hardcastle ... Crystal

Gareth David-Lloyd ... Zack

Caroline Carver ... Penny
Christopher Staines ... Nick the A.D

Andrew Greenough ... D.I. Simms
Mike Sherman ... Cameraman
Cal Jaggers ... Nurse
Andrew Westfield ... Pete the Rigger
Harriet Cobbold ... Receptionist
Judith Coke ... Woman

Season 2, Episode 6: The Italian Rapscallion

5 November 2004
Bending over backwards to prepare an Italian restaurant for its grand opening, Laura and Rosemary play investigators when an English private detective is murdered. Blackmail, scandal and much more are revealed as the mystery is solved.

Felicity Kendal ... Rosemary Boxer

Pam Ferris ... Laura Thyme

Suzanne Bertish ... Emma Standish

Richard Durden ... Doctor Llewellyn

Oliver Ford Davies ... Sir Basil Slavinski

Felicity Dean ... Gloria Gable

Georgina Chapman ... Celia Llewellyn

Tristan Gemmill ... Fabrizio Biaggi
Dido Miles ... Janice Alexander

Bruno Bilotta ... Sergente Martino

Season 2, Episode 7: Swords into Ploughshares

12 November 2004
Laura is distressed to hear that Rosemary was shot dead while working at Engleton Park; but finds a very lively corpse at the home Rosemary's mother. Bodies, motives, suspects and clues pile up around an archaeological mystery.

Felicity Kendal ... Rosemary Boxer

Pam Ferris ... Laura Thyme

Julian Wadham ... Lord Engleton

Michael Carter ... Professor Reeves

Jill Baker ... Val Reeves

Lloyd McGuire ... Mike Garner

John McGlynn ... Dr Richard Earle
Liz Kettle ... Mrs Webb
Peter Moreton ... D.I. Derek Mills
Frances Cuka ... Mrs Boxer
Ryan Philpott ... Matthew Thyme
Michael Bertenshaw ... Keith Parsons
Cherith Mellor ... Jane Parsons

Catherine Bailey ... Chantal Parsons

Season 2, Episode 8: Up the Garden Path

18 December 2004
Investigating a disease that is attacking the competing gardens of a small town, Rosemary and Thyme are put in the middle of murder involving revenge and whole lot of competition.

Felicity Kendal ... Rosemary Boxer

Pam Ferris ... Laura Thyme
Cassandra Holliday ... Vilma Hockham

Lucy Fleming ... Grania Monkton

Michael Elwyn ... Tim Monkton
Lucy Robinson ... Norah Westward

Pip Torrens ... Donald Westward
Mark Stratton ... D.I. Hammond
Max Gold ... Judd
Andrew Grainger ... Barry Skinner
Angela Simpson ... Tracey Skinner

Season 3


Season 3, Episode 1: The Cup of Silence

23 December 2005
A famous columnist is murdered while Rosemary and Laura rid a hotel's vineyard of pestering weeds. Strapped for cash with no land-rover, the gardeners pull out all the stops in an attempt to kill the weeds without breaking their backs.

Felicity Kendal ... Rosemary Boxer

Pam Ferris ... Laura Thyme

Robert Portal ... Stuart Blackton
Dorian MacDonald ... Ben Blackton (as Dorian Macdonald)

Clive Francis ... Angus Fairley
Helen Grace ... Elspeth Tate
Philip Brook ... Lawson
Brian Shelley ... Lydecker
Robin Parkinson ... Granddad
Niky Wardley ... Daisy
Francine Morgan ... Mrs Lawson
Eluned Jones ... Mrs Lydecker

Grant Ibbs ... Dan
Joe Dunlop ... Bride's father
Dick Brannick ... Horace
Rod Culbertson ... Chef

Peter Vollebregt ... CID Detective Inspector
Laura Checkley ... Librarian
Joanna Dunn ... Charity worker

Season 3, Episode 2: In a Monastery Garden

21 January 2006
While Rosemary and Laura revive an old herb garden for an upcoming royal visit, a young girl is murdered, revealing a darker history of the town that goes beyond the gardens.

Felicity Kendal ... Rosemary Boxer

Pam Ferris ... Laura Thyme

Michael Maloney ... Custos

Kim Thomson ... Andrea
Christopher Good ... The Dean

Charles Lawson ... Bingham
Jan Chappell ... Elaine Bingham
William Oxborrow ... Dr. Fairborn
Kate Alderton ... D.C. Hailwood

Neil McDermott ... Ryan (as Neil Mcdermott)
Florence Bell ... Trish
Callum Williams ... McKendrick

Season 3, Episode 3: Seeds of Time

28 January 2006
The house of a respected, long-dead botanist becomes sought after because it's believed to contain seeds of a now-extinct plant that may offer a cure for malaria.

Felicity Kendal ... Rosemary Boxer

Pam Ferris ... Laura Thyme

Margaret Tyzack ... Audrey Pargeter

Lucy Scott ... Caroline Pargeter
Therese Bradley ... Petra McKinley

Christopher Benjamin ... Trevor Squires
Roderic Culver ... Ken Hodge

Sam Spruell ... Jerome Daniels

Sam Dale ... D.I. Matthews
Paula O'Grady ... D.S. Curtis

Duncan Duff ... Frank Minelli
Sarah Wateridge ... Sophie Minelli
Darren Kempson ... Taxi Driver

Season 3, Episode 4: Agua Cadaver

25 January 2006
An old flame of Rosemary's, a noted scholar of Spanish Islamic history, contracts with the girls to help him restore an old Moorish garden on his estate in Spain but murder and suicide prove to be distractions.

Felicity Kendal ... Rosemary Boxer

Pam Ferris ... Laura Thyme

Martin Turner ... Neil Spicer

Tracy Brabin ... Nicola Spicer

Joe Ferrara ... Luis Mendes (as Joe Ferrera)
Nigel Hastings ... Greg Carson
Claudia Coulter ... Maria Carson
William Armstrong ... Todd Whiting

Jacinta Mulcahy ... Jenny Whiting
Toby Sawyer ... Billy Duffin
Julio Tapia ... Yago (as Julio Tapia Yaguies)

Season 3, Episode 5: Three Legs Good

1 February 2006
Rosemary and Laura work on re-planting the historic Regent's Park garden, filled with its colorful flowers and an array of permanent visitors. But hidden amongst these frequenters of the park are many secrets soon to be revealed, all mysteriously connected to a three-legged dog.

Felicity Kendal ... Rosemary Boxer

Pam Ferris ... Laura Thyme
Daisy Dunlop ... Helena

Tim Woodward ... Ollie
Gil Brailey ... Hibby
Sally Leonard ... Sherry
David Bark-Jones ... Jarvis Edwards

Shaun Dooley ... Becker
Brian Hickey ... Clement Allbright
Robert Jezek ... Volkar
Ony Uhiara ... Grace Oluwu
Kemal Sylvester ... D.S. Daniels
Mathilda Thorpe ... Receptionist (as Matilda Thorpe)
Emily Norman ... Nurse
Holly ... Herself (as Holly the dog)

Season 3, Episode 6: The Gooseberry Bush

18 February 2006
While building a memorial garden the girls discover the body of a well-known artist and womanizer and an abandoned baby.

Felicity Kendal ... Rosemary Boxer

Pam Ferris ... Laura Thyme

Beatie Edney ... Penelope
Amanda Royle ... Lydia
Daniella Dessa ... Anya

David Gant ... Sir Carlos Potter
Richard Heffer ... Tim Braxton
Phyllida Hewat ... Mrs Braxton

Mary Healey ... Mrs Westerby
Kate Harrell ... Fleur
Matthew Thrift ... Eddie
Jenny Howe ... Manageress

Will Norris ... Sergeant Bremner
Alec Walters ... Priest

Season 3, Episode 7: Racquet Espanol

16 February 2006
Rosemary and Laura and Laura's son Matthew head to Spain where Matthew will participate in a tennis competition while Rosemary and Laura create a trophy garden. In the midst of their trip, a fellow tennis player is murdered leaving the gardeners with a mystery to solve.

Felicity Kendal ... Rosemary Boxer

Pam Ferris ... Laura Thyme
Ryan Philpott ... Matthew Thyme
Charles Daish ... Lester Walker
Karen Drury ... Karen Fletcher
Philip York ... Ray Parfitt
Rebecca Sarker ... Blanca Parfitt
John Peters ... John Bryant
Lisa Hayes ... Eva Bryant
Miranda Foster ... Bobby Cassidy
Edmund Pegge ... Charlie Gudgeon
Paul Rawson ... Shane Cousins (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 8: Enter Two Gardeners

22 February 2006
The girls are contracted to do the landscaping for a traditional amateur theatrical, but when members of the cast are murdered, Laura is forced to don greasepaint.

Felicity Kendal ... Rosemary Boxer

Pam Ferris ... Laura Thyme

John Sackville ... Adam Dinmont

Rachel Pickup ... Jenny Channing
Christopher Matthews ... Frank Illingworth (as Chris Matthews)

Marsha Fitzalan ... Geraldine Illingworth

Christopher Harper ... Nick Eldridge
Tam Williams ... Charles Nebley
Terence Harvey ... Victor Channing

Anne Lambton ... Queenie Allardyce

Roger Barclay ... Teddy Baker

Ella Kenion ... Sharon Baker
Danny Scheinmann ... D.I. Gold

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