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Green Wing 

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

Creator:

Victoria Pile
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2   1  
2006   2004  
4 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

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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 ...  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 ...  Karen Ball 18 episodes, 2004-2006
Julian Rhind-Tutt ...  Dr. Macartney 18 episodes, 2004-2006
Karl Theobald ...  Dr. Martin Dear 18 episodes, 2004-2006
Jo Joyner ...  Kim Alabaster 18 episodes, 2004-2006
Kevin Hudson ...  Doctor 14 episodes, 2004-2006
Sarah Alexander ...  Dr. Angela Hunter 13 episodes, 2004-2006
Paterson Joseph ...  Lyndon / ... 9 episodes, 2004-2006
Keir Charles ...  Oliver 8 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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Details

Official Sites:

Channel 4 [UK]

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 May 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Green Wing See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

TalkBack Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(9 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The speed up/slowdown scenes are occasionally used to mask actors breaking, or to disguise a change between takes. See more »

Goofs

The colors in the Rainbow on the Wall Mural are in the wrong order. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Alan Statham: [Dumped. Cuts off his tie with scissors and hyperventilates]
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Connections

Referenced in Top Gear: Episode #24.3 (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Que Onda Guero
Written by Beck
Performed by Beck
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Comedy at it's best
10 September 2005 | by 1of7See all my reviews

As a fan on good humour that stretches back to the Goons, Hancock, Monty Python, and includes The Young Ones and Fawlty Towers it is always an event when you discover something that is not only very funny, but also funny in a completely new style. Green Wing is excellent. The characters larger than life and unlikely yet are totally believable. You find yourself liking even the most obnoxious characters and wishing you could be in a position to use some of their retorts. The devise of speeding up the film is more than just a gimmick, it's like a vehicle for flying you straight to the next funny situation before you've had time to recover from the previous one. Just sitting here thinking about the series brings back a familiar ache to my ribs. Do yourself a favour and see it.


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