The Green Green Grass (2005–2009)

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Shifty car salesman Boycie and his wife Marlene leave their council estate in Peckham, London to start a new life in a rambling farmhouse in Shropshire.

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Series cast summary:
John Challis ...
 Boycie (32 episodes, 2005-2009)
Sue Holderness ...
 Marlene (32 episodes, 2005-2009)
David Ross ...
 Elgin (32 episodes, 2005-2009)
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 Tyler (31 episodes, 2005-2009)
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 Bryan (31 episodes, 2005-2009)
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 Mrs. Cakeworthy (31 episodes, 2005-2009)
Peter Heppelthwaite ...
 Jed (31 episodes, 2005-2009)
Alan David ...
 Llewellyn (16 episodes, 2005-2009)
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 Beth (15 episodes, 2005-2007)
Nigel Harrison ...
 Ray (13 episodes, 2006-2009)
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Impending threat from the infamous Driscoll Brothers results in Boycie, Marlene and their son Tyler leaving their expensive lifestyle in Peckham in favor of a secluded country farmhouse in Shropshire. Much to Boycie's chagrin, the farmhouse comes with three staff - manager Elgin, ploughman Jed, and herdsman Bryan. Written by thomaswake16

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The outdoor scenes of the farm house and surrounding fields are filmed at the real-life home of John Challis. See more »

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Referenced in Comedy Connections: To the Manor Born (2006) See more »

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The Green Green Grass
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Composed by John Sullivan
Lyrics by John Sullivan
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So far so good...
12 September 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I am also a OF&H fan.I was worried than show spin offs like this won't work. Like the Friends spin off Joey...which honestly made feel sleepy. After watching the first episode I am eagerly waiting for the next one, where we will meet rest of the new characters. The characters of Boycie and Marlene work great together so it would make an interesting show based around their family life. The show is set in the present as their son is now teenager and will be interesting how his character develops. They moved to Shropshire out in the sticks and it would be interesting if they evolve or still have the London banter going on. But,John Sullivan has made a good first humorous episode and long it may continue be that way.


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