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 first multi camera comedy series in the UK to be shot entirely in High Definition. See more »

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Spun-off from Only Fools and Horses.... (1981) 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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27 August 2006 | by (London) – See all my reviews

Only Fools and Horses lost its way years ago - so I wasn't surprised to discover that this series was a steaming pile of horse manure. How anyone can find this amusing is beyond me. The only thing that brings a smile to my face is Boycie's laugh. The new characters are weak and the story lines are poor. OFAH will always remain one of England's finest comedies but John Sullivan hasn't produced anything funny in years. Comedies such as Blackadder and The Office knew when to call it a day, even when the public were demanding another series. It's a shame that John Sullivan decided to run the OFAH name into the ground, because up till the last few Christmas Specials it was truly flawless. It seems that Sick Boy's unifying theory of life from Trainspotting was right: "At one point you've got it, then you lose it, and it's gone forever." The King is dead... Long live the king.


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