Whilst Pop buys the adjacent quarry to stock as a trout farm and Charley considers buying a hop farm to supply the local brewery the main news in the village is the arrival of Pieter, a ... See full summary »

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Philip Franks ...
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Mariette (as Catherine Zeta Jones)
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Tyler Butterworth ...
William Simons ...
Ted Watson
Carol MacReady ...
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Geoffrey Leesley ...
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Mr. Duckworth
David Howey ...
Mr. Wilson
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Mrs. Arkwright
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Whilst Pop buys the adjacent quarry to stock as a trout farm and Charley considers buying a hop farm to supply the local brewery the main news in the village is the arrival of Pieter, a handsome Dane who endears himself to everyone - except perhaps Charley who is resentful of his wife's enthusiasm - with his willingness to work and his skill as a jack of all trades. Until, that is, Charley inadvertently exposes him as being a German, who pretends to be Danish to field hostility following the war. The Larkins all stand by him but the other villagers are hostile forcing Pieter to move on. Written by don @ minifie-1

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german | danish | racism | poetry | See All (4) »

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Comedy | Drama

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9 February 1992 (UK)  »

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When Primrose says "What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet," she is quoting Juliet in Act 2 Scene 2 of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. See more »

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Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini
Written by Paul Vance & Lee Pockriss
Performed by Brian Hyland
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