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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 ...  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
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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:

Green Wing See more »

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Production Co:

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

There is no equivalent of Sue White's job in the NHS. It is a duplication of Occupational Therapy or Psychotherapy. See more »

Quotes

Sue White: You say you're stressed about your exams. Well, it seems to me if you stopped being stressed things would be better for you.
Dr. Martin Dear: Yes!
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Referenced in Top Gear: Episode #24.3 (2017) See more »

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Que Onda Guero
Written by Beck
Performed by Beck
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An acquired taste, but easy to acquire
22 September 2004 | by ssihSee all my reviews

It took me most of the first episode to come to grips with this show, but now that I've become accustomed to the characters and the constant speed-up/slow-down video methods used, I find that I really like it.

As someone who sees way too much US comedy that is utterly predicateble and done to death, it's nice to see something that surprises me, and I'm shocked about once a minute with Green Wing. The woman staff administrator (sorry - I don't know most of the actors' names) is an absolute howl. They should have 15 minutes of each show with her talking with Dr. Todd.

I truly hope this show sticks around.


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