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Green Wing 

Funky hospital-based sketch-comedy-drama type show.

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Victoria Pile
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Sally Bretton ...  Kim Alabaster 18 episodes, 2004-2006
Oliver Chris ...  Boyce 18 episodes, 2004-2006
Olivia Colman ...  Harriet Schulenburg 18 episodes, 2004-2006
Michelle Gomez ...  Sue White 18 episodes, 2004-2006
Tamsin Greig ...  Dr. Caroline Todd 18 episodes, 2004-2006
Pippa Haywood Pippa Haywood ...  Joanna Clore 18 episodes, 2004-2006
Mark Heap ...  Dr. Alan Statham 18 episodes, 2004-2006
Katie Lyons ...  Naughty Rachel 18 episodes, 2004-2006
Stephen Mangan ...  Dr. Guilaume Secretan / ... 18 episodes, 2004-2006
Lucinda Raikes Lucinda Raikes ...  Karen Ball 18 episodes, 2004-2006
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Storyline

An offbeat comedy from the team behind 'Smack the Pony', set in a hospital, and is very much character-based, with storylines involving a staff liasion officer who hates people, a humourless consultant who thinks he's funny, and a handful of sexual predators and inadequates. Written by lordedmund

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Comedy | Drama

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Official Sites:

Channel 4 [UK]

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 May 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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TalkBack Productions See more »
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Runtime:

(9 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Some UK Hospitals have a tradition of Staff performing irreverent sketches at fundraising "Revues". See more »

Goofs

The stolen Ambulance is said to be driving through Wales, but is clearly seen hanging off a cliff near Seven Sisters Park in Eastbourne. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Caroline Todd: You said you had a Spare Room, that was a lie!
Dr. Guilaume Secretan: I have a Spore Room! I collect Spores from around the World.
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Featured in Channel 4's 30 Greatest Comedy Shows (2012) See more »

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Que Onda Guero
Written by Beck
Performed by Beck
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"Set them free! Let them fight!"
27 October 2004 | by metronitSee all my reviews

Rude, offensive, outrageous and hilarious. I now find it hard to imagine a time before Green Wing. This and "Garth Merenghi's Darkplace" are my comedy high-points of the past year. Definitely not wholesome *family* entertainment, and thank goodness for that! Lots of swearing, sexual references, and silliness. At first I feared it might be some kind of British take on "Scrubs" but thankfully it's nothing of the sort. Each episode has me laughing outloud, and few comedy's actually make me crack up. It's full of comedy talent, and each episode can be watched again and again with new gags and nuances revealing themselves. Fantastic stuff! Oh, and unlike "Little Britain", no horrible canned laughter. Thankyou...


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