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Cast

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Becci Gemmell ... Joyce Fisher (15 episodes, 2009-2011)
Susan Cookson ... Esther Reeves (15 episodes, 2009-2011)

Mark Benton ... Frederick Finch (15 episodes, 2009-2011)
Mykola Allen ... Martin Reeves (15 episodes, 2009-2011)

Sophie Ward ... Lady Ellen Hoxley (14 episodes, 2009-2011)

Jo Woodcock ... Bea Finch / ... (10 episodes, 2009-2011)
Seline Hizli ... Connie Carter (10 episodes, 2011)
Liam Boyle ... Billy Finch (10 episodes, 2009-2011)

Danny Webb ... Dennis Tucker / ... (10 episodes, 2009-2011)

Nicholas Shaw ... John Fisher (10 episodes, 2009-2011)
Carolyn Pickles ... Mrs. Gulliver (9 episodes, 2009-2011)

David Schofield ... Vernon Storey (9 episodes, 2011)
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Series Directed by
Steve Hughes (6 episodes, 2009-2011)
Daniel Wilson (3 episodes, 2009-2011)
Ian Barber (3 episodes, 2011)
Paul Gibson (2 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Writing credits
Roland Moore (15 episodes, 2009-2011)
Dominique Moloney (3 episodes, 2009-2011)
Paul Matthew Thompson (2 episodes, 2011)

Series Produced by
Sam Hill .... series producer (15 episodes, 2009-2011)
Will Trotter .... executive producer (15 episodes, 2009-2011)
John Yorke .... executive producer (15 episodes, 2009-2011)
Erika Hossington .... producer (10 episodes, 2009-2011)
Trudy Coleman .... line producer (5 episodes, 2011)
Ella Kelly .... producer (5 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Original Music by
Debbie Wiseman (15 episodes, 2009-2011)
 
Series Cinematography by
Stuart Biddlecombe (5 episodes, 2011)
Andy Payne (4 episodes, 2009-2011)
Al Beech (3 episodes, 2009-2011)
Chris Preston (2 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Film Editing by
James Hey (6 episodes, 2009-2011)
Louise Pearson (3 episodes, 2009-2011)
Simon Prentice (3 episodes, 2009-2011)
Neil Roberts (3 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Casting by
Stephen Moore (15 episodes, 2009-2011)
Julia Crampsie (6 episodes, 2009-2011)
 
Series Production Design by
Francis Boyle (14 episodes, 2009-2011)
Nick Turner (14 episodes, 2009-2011)
 
Series Costume Design by
Lyn Harvey (10 episodes, 2009-2011)
Giles Gale (5 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Makeup Department
Gail Brownrigg .... makeup assistant (10 episodes, 2009-2011)
Sarah Johnson .... makeup assistant (10 episodes, 2009-2011)
Helen Smith .... makeup designer (10 episodes, 2009-2011)
Rowena Dean .... makeup assistant (10 episodes, 2011)
Debbie Hudson .... makeup assistant (5 episodes, 2011)
Sue O'Neill .... makeup designer (5 episodes, 2011)
Hannah Proverbs .... makeup assistant (5 episodes, 2011)
Lorraine Hill .... makeup artist (3 episodes, 2009)
Elizabeth Minshull .... makeup assistant (2 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Production Management
Trudy Coleman .... production manager (10 episodes, 2009-2011)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Simon Curtis .... second assistant director / third assistant director (10 episodes, 2009-2011)
Stephen Capano .... third assistant director (5 episodes, 2011)
James Crestani .... third assistant director (5 episodes, 2011)
Hardey Speight .... second assistant director (5 episodes, 2011)
Andi Coldwell .... first assistant director (4 episodes, 2009-2011)
Matt Alder .... second assistant director (4 episodes, 2009)
William Hartley .... first assistant director (3 episodes, 2011)
George Gerwitz .... first assistant director (2 episodes, 2009)
Jane Ashmore .... first assistant director (2 episodes, 2011)
Mark Challenor .... first assistant director (2 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Art Department
Sally Lucas .... stand-by art director / standby art director (10 episodes, 2009-2011)
Russell Ellams .... standby art director (6 episodes, 2011)
Susie Baty .... standby art director (2 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Sound Department
Dave Eccleston .... foley mixer (15 episodes, 2009-2011)
Kirsten Jones .... sound supervisor (15 episodes, 2009-2011)
Matt Owen .... boom operator (15 episodes, 2009-2011)
Mark Verner .... foley artist / foley editor (15 episodes, 2009-2011)
Stephen Longstaff .... boom operator (10 episodes, 2009-2011)
Benedict Peissel .... dubbing editor / dubbing mixer (7 episodes, 2009-2011)
Kate Davis .... dubbing mixer / dubbing editor (6 episodes, 2009-2011)
Dave Sloss .... foley recordist (5 episodes, 2009)
Jason Devlin .... boom operator (5 episodes, 2011)
David Mason .... dubbing mixer / dubbing editor (2 episodes, 2009-2011)
 
Series Stunts
Andy Bennett .... stunt coordinator / fight arranger (6 episodes, 2009-2011)
Gary Arthurs .... stunt coordinator / stunt performer (4 episodes, 2011)
Guy List .... fight arranger / stunt coordinator (2 episodes, 2009-2011)
Rob Cooper .... stunt double (2 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Ed Clark .... camera operator (15 episodes, 2009-2011)
Edd Wright .... camera assistant / camera operator (14 episodes, 2009-2011)
Steve O'Reilly .... gaffer / electrician (11 episodes, 2009-2011)
John Slater .... electrician (10 episodes, 2009-2011)
Joe Russell .... camera operator (7 episodes, 2009-2011)
James Anderson .... camera assistant (5 episodes, 2011)
Joel Csanyi .... camera assistant (5 episodes, 2011)
Paul McGrory .... camera assistant (5 episodes, 2011)
Frazer Milton .... camera assistant (4 episodes, 2009)
Alan Glover .... steadicam operator (2 episodes, 2009-2011)
Richard Hines .... camera operator (2 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Casting Department
Rachelle Warren .... casting assistant (5 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Rachel Forde .... costume assistant (5 episodes, 2009)
Holly Freeman .... costume supervisor (5 episodes, 2009)
Becky Brown .... costume supervisor (5 episodes, 2011)
Carly Griffith .... costume assistant (5 episodes, 2011)
Anna Rees .... costume assistant (5 episodes, 2011)
Celia Griffiths .... costume supervisor (4 episodes, 2011)
Kevin Jones .... costume assistant (3 episodes, 2011)
Beth Lewis .... costume assistant (3 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Editorial Department
Tim Savage .... colorist (15 episodes, 2009-2011)
John Burkill .... post-production supervisor / post production supervisor (14 episodes, 2009-2011)
Dave Rhodes .... assistant editor (13 episodes, 2009-2011)
Ian Collins .... on-line editor (5 episodes, 2011)
Daniel Woodall .... assistant editor (4 episodes, 2009)
Abby Bottrill .... assistant editor (2 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Music Department
Don Black .... lyrics: 'While We're Away' / lyrics: "While We're Away" (5 episodes, 2011)
Steve Price .... music engineer/mixer (5 episodes, 2011)
The Soldiers .... performers: 'While We're Away' / performers: end title music (5 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Other crew
Nikki Saunders .... production consultant (15 episodes, 2009-2011)
Hannah Shields .... production coordinator / post production co-ordinator (15 episodes, 2009-2011)
Julia Jones .... production accountant (10 episodes, 2011)
Bob Bushaway .... historical advisor (8 episodes, 2011)
David Lardner .... location manager (8 episodes, 2011)
Tracey Witts-Hewison .... continuity (6 episodes, 2009-2011)
Sarah Lucas .... unit manager (5 episodes, 2009)
Luciana Vallonchini .... production coordinator (5 episodes, 2009)
Jasprit Dhaliwal .... post production coordinator (5 episodes, 2011)
Suzie Irlam .... production runner / trainee production coordinator / ... (5 episodes, 2011)
Neil Irvine .... script editor (5 episodes, 2011)
Helen Liddle .... floor runner (5 episodes, 2011)
Tina Murray .... continuity (5 episodes, 2011)
Martin Simms .... unit manager (5 episodes, 2011)
Sarah Stuart .... runner (5 episodes, 2011)
Alex Tridimas .... unit manager / location manager (5 episodes, 2011)
Matthew Venables .... floor runner (5 episodes, 2011)
Annie Wareham .... runner (5 episodes, 2011)
Hannah Wright .... runner (5 episodes, 2011)
Terry Barker .... script editor (4 episodes, 2009)
Ian Vasey .... location manager (4 episodes, 2011)
Gabe Stewart .... floor runner (3 episodes, 2009)
Claire Chang .... continuity (2 episodes, 2009)
James Crestani .... floor runner (2 episodes, 2009)
Dawn Coulson .... script editor (2 episodes, 2011)
Grainne O'Boyle .... script editor (2 episodes, 2011)
Phillip Trow .... continuity (2 episodes, 2011)
Mike Woodley .... flying coordinator (2 episodes, 2011)
 

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During the filming of one of the scenes one of the horses attached to a cart bolted throwing one of the extras to the ground. And the cart collided with one of the horse boxes on site. The extra was unhurt.See more »
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Revealing mistakes: The Land Army uniforms are from the film The Land Girls (1998) and contain many errors. For example, the jumpers are completely the wrong color.See more »
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8 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
Stir Well and Serve Cold, 22 April 2012
Author: richievee from United States

This program has very fine actors doing their best with woefully inferior scripts. Every character is a stereotype of others we have seen before. Time and time again they behave stupidly in order to advance the plot and intensify the false sense of drama. Sorry, but it just rings hollow and false. There are precious few honest steps taken through the course of "Land Girls." Instead, the audience is manipulated, often with the use of modern PC sensibilities. I have forced myself to watch all fifteen episodes, and it has not been an easy chore. The scripts of Dominique Moloney, Dale Overton, Paul Matthew Thompson, Jude Tindall, Joy Wilkinson, and even series creator Roland Moore fall flat, dumbed down to the shallowest of viewers.

And then, in the midst of all this mediocrity, there comes a single brilliant episode that shows what might have been. Rob Kinsman has written a terrific script for "The Enemy Within," which is episode 3 of series 3. Here the dialogue crackles with intelligence. Suddenly, we are confronted with real people, not television templates. After watching "The Enemy Within," I thought perhaps "Land Girls" had finally found its stride. But, alas, it was not meant to be. Back to the same old predictability we go, and our patience is tested by stupid characters behaving stupidly. Clearly, this production should have hired Rob Kinsman from the start and stayed with him for the entire run. Then they might have really had something to be proud of. As it is, all too often the result is embarrassingly bad.

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