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The Darling Buds of May 

The life of the Larkin family, farmers in Kent.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
David Jason ...  Pop Larkin 20 episodes, 1991-1993
Pam Ferris ...  Ma Larkin 20 episodes, 1991-1993
Stephanie Ralph Stephanie Ralph ...  Victoria 19 episodes, 1991-1993
Philip Franks Philip Franks ...  Charley 18 episodes, 1991-1993
Catherine Zeta-Jones ...  Mariette 18 episodes, 1991-1993
Christina Giles Christina Giles ...  Petunia 18 episodes, 1991-1993
Katherine Giles Katherine Giles ...  Zinnia 18 episodes, 1991-1993
Rachel Bell ...  Edith Pilchester 16 episodes, 1991-1993
Ross Marriott Ross Marriott ...  Oscar 16 episodes, 1991-1993
Ian Tucker Ian Tucker ...  Montgomery 13 episodes, 1991-1992
Abigail Rokison Abigail Rokison ...  Primrose 12 episodes, 1991-1993
Moray Watson Moray Watson ...  Brigadier 11 episodes, 1991-1993
Daisy-May Bates Daisy-May Bates ...  John Blenheim 11 episodes, 1992-1993
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The life of the Larkin family, farmers in Kent.

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 April 1991 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Buds of May See more »

Filming Locations:

Yorkshire, England, UK See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(20 episodes) | (9 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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David Jason said Catherine Zeta-Jones was the show's biggest discovery, she was extremely beautiful, you knew the camera was going to love her and she was as lovely a person as she looked. See more »

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Sidney Charles 'Pop' Larkin: Sounds perfick.
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A real feel good Show, Making me wish I lived there.
24 August 2004 | by sajchildsSee all my reviews

this would have to be my all time favorite show. I paid a fortune to buy the DVD'S and have them shipped to Australia. It's a show that I can watch over and over again and never tire of. I just want to pack up and immigrate to England and Kent. I find it almost hard to believe that this was a made for television family. It must truly reflect a time when things were much simpler. If I could I would transport myself right back there with the Larkin's and I to would never leave. Pam Ferris and David Jason are so convincing as MA and Pa Larkin, that I try to bring some of that into my own children's lives. A show that certainly restores my appetite and good faith ion the world.


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