Green Wing (2004– )

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Funky hospital-based sketch-comedy-drama type show.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
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 Kim Alabaster (18 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Boyce (18 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Harriet Schulenburg (18 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Sue White (18 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Dr. Caroline Todd (18 episodes, 2004-2006)
Pippa Haywood ...
 Joanna Clore (18 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Dr. Alan Statham (18 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Naughty Rachel (18 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Dr. Guilaume Secretan / ... (18 episodes, 2004-2006)
Lucinda Raikes ...
 Karen Ball (18 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Dr. Macartney (18 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Dr. Martin Dear (18 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Dr. Angela Hunter (13 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Lyndon / ... (9 episodes, 2004-2006)
Keir Charles ...
 Oliver (8 episodes, 2004-2006)
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An offbeat comedy from the team behind 'Smack the Pony', set in a hospital, and is very much character-based, with storylines involving a staff liasion officer who hates people, a humourless consultant who thinks he's funny, and a handful of sexual predators and inadequates. Written by lordedmund

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Trivia

The speed up/slowdown scenes are occasionally used to mask actors "corpsing" or a change between takes See more »

Quotes

Dr. Guilaume Secretan: Kissing in the toilet?
Dr. Caroline Todd: Yes... who sang Kissing In The Toilets in 1978?
Dr. Guilaume Secretan: Er... was it a young Geroge Michael?
Dr. Caroline Todd: Yes.
[leaves]
Dr. Guilaume Secretan: Fucking hell, that was a guess!
[sings]
Dr. Guilaume Secretan: Kissing in the toilet - don't flush, it's lush...
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Featured in Channel 4's 30 Greatest Comedy Shows (2012) See more »

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Que Onda Guero
Written by Beck
Performed by Beck
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User Reviews

A totally new level of comedy
1 October 2004 | by (Leeds, England) – See all my reviews

There is sit-com comedy...

...and then, once in a while, something comes along which is so

utterly, completely different to anything which you've seen before it

is strange, compelling and funny beyond belief.

Green Wing is not to everyone's taste - that much is obvious.

However...

The first episode was an hour long - I thought this would be a

scene-setting pilot. Not so. Every episode is one hour long, and the

comedy is rich and consistent throughout.

The characters are very well observed...

The incidental music is superb...

The post-production is excellent...

Speaking of which, the techniques of speed-up-slow-down have been

criticized in some quarters... They only serve to work the comedy to

its fullest. This is a technique which may be used again in other

comedy programs, but was used first (and to incredible comedy effect)

on Green Wing.

Utterly unmissable. Comedy of the highest, ground-breaking order.

Fabulous cast, impeccable writing, superb production.

There is nothing - nothing - to match Green Wing.


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