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Bitter Harvest 

When foot-and-mouth disease breaks out at Reg Manston's farm the whole area is put on the alert, and it is hard for the old farmer to see his life's work destroyed. Good news on the other ... See full summary »

Director:

Ken Horn

Writers:

Johnny Byrne (devised by), Jane Hollowood

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Nick Berry Nick Berry ... PC Nick Rowan
Niamh Cusack ... Dr. Kate Rowan
Derek Fowlds ... Sergeant Oscar Blaketon
Frank Middlemass ... Dr. Alex Ferrenby
Bill Maynard ... Claude Jeremiah Greengrass
William Simons ... PC Alf Ventress
Mark Jordon ... PC Phil Bellamy
Stuart Golland Stuart Golland ... George Ward
Tricia Penrose Tricia Penrose ... Gina Ward
James Hazeldine ... Reg Manston
Freddie Fletcher Freddie Fletcher ... Sam Carver
Gil Brailey Gil Brailey ... June Manston
Kate Rutter ... Annie Carver
Peter Alexander Peter Alexander ... Martin Thomas
Renny Krupinski ... Mills
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Storyline

When foot-and-mouth disease breaks out at Reg Manston's farm the whole area is put on the alert, and it is hard for the old farmer to see his life's work destroyed. Good news on the other hand for the customer's of the Aidensfield Arms. George's beautiful 18-year old niece Gina arrives in Aidensfield to help him out in the pub during his illness. Written by Carsten Pedersen

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Genres:

Drama | Comedy | Crime

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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 May 1993 (UK) See more »

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Technical Specs

Color:

Color
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Did You Know?

Trivia

This is the first appearance of Gina Ward in the series. Tricia Penrose's first episode with the show. See more »

Quotes

Gina Ward: [looking at the Aidensfield Arms for the first time] Bloody Hell!
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Soundtracks

Do Wah Diddy Diddy
(uncredited)
Performed by Manfred Mann
Composed by Jeff Barry and Ellie Greenwich
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