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The Darling Buds of May

S3-E5 Climb the Greasy Pole - Part One

S3-E5 Climb the Greasy Pole - Part One

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Part one of two. A seat becomes vacant on the local council when Sam Popham is taken ill, so Pop stands in the election, and Mariette returns from holiday with Charley. David Jason stars.

Cast & Crew

Pop Larkin David Jason
Ma Larkin Pam Ferris
Charley Philip Franks
Mariette Larkin Catherine Zeta-Jones
Freda Battersby Mel Martin
Captain Robert Battersby David Haig
Ambrose Colum Convey
Edith Pilchester Rachel Bell
Brigadier Moray Watson
Ernest Bristow Michael Jayston
Tom Sargent Steven Brand
Marion Winters Rebecca Lacey
Mrs Daws Carol Macready
Fred Gino Melvazzi
Diana Parker Isabelle Amyes
First woman Anthea Askey
Second woman Kate Shury
TV vicar Roger Grainger
Primrose Julie Davis
Victoria Stephanie Ralph
Zinnia Katherine Giles
Petunia Christina Giles
Director Robert Tronson
Producer Simon Lewis
Writer Paul Wheeler
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