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Accidental Farmer

Comedy drama. After buying a rundown farm to spite her boyfriend, high-powered executive Erin Taylor decides to make a go of it, not realising the many pitfalls of farm life.

Comedy drama. Erin Taylor is a high-powered, London-based advertising executive who has it all - successful career, stunning flat and a gorgeous boyfriend, Mike.

Planning every aspect of her life, nothing takes Erin by surprise until she dramatically discovers Mike isn't all she thought he was. She takes revenge by abusing his credit card and buying, among other things, a rundown farm in Yorkshire. With Mike's scorn ringing in her ears, Erin decides to make a go of it - how hard can it be to run a farm?

Little did Erin realise she'd be sharing a bed with Olive, an octogenarian sitting tenant, or fending off Clive, the inebriated handyman. She also has to put up with being shouted at by Judith, the horsey neighbour, and ends up embarrassing herself in front of Matt, the dishy vet. Neither did she realise she'd end up living with a piglet.

Erin never imagined just how much work she'd have to muck in with and the difficulty involved in adapting to an entirely new, rural life.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 7 Jan 2012 23:00

Credits

Role Contributor
Erin Taylor Ashley Jensen
Clive Michael Hodgson
Olive Jean Heywood
Judith Sylvestra Le Touzel
Matt Shaun Dooley
Mike Raza Jaffrey
Kat Sally Phillips
Dr Willis Robert Pugh
Mrs Hobbs Lynda Baron
Ellis Luke Roskell
Bobbie Sam Hattersley
Bill Roger Ashton-Griffiths
Nelly Vicky Hall
Mrs Benjamin Jean Trend
Old Lady Elizabeth Ross
1st AD Giles Alderson
Runner Imogen Doel
Executive Producer Jo Sargent
Executive Producer John Yorke
Director Mandie Fletcher
Writer Daisy Coulam

Broadcasts

  • Tue 21 Dec 2010 21:00
  • Thu 23 Dec 2010 21:00
  • Thu 23 Dec 2010 22:00
  • Sat 7 Jan 2012 23:00