Camberwick Green
Camberwick Green



First Aired

Jan 01, 1966


Camberwick Green


Network: BBC One



For Brits of a certain age, Camberwick Green is a programme guaranteed to spark nostalgia. At the start of each episode, we saw a tall, hexagonal box sitting on a table. This was to be our way in to the charmingly old-fashioned world of Windy Miller, Mrs Honeyman the gossip, PC McGarry ("number four! five! two!") and the rest. Here is a box, a musical box, Wound up and ready to play. But this box can hide A secret inside. Can you guess what is in it today? And from the box would emerge one of the residents of Camberwick Green. Following a brief chat between the narrator (Brian Cant) and the character (who would respond to Cant's questions silently with nods, shrugs and shakes of the head), the scene mixed through into Camberwick Green itself - a quiet country village with all the basic amenities (bakery, butcher, garage) and, in the land surrounding it, Windy Miller's windmill, Jonathan Bell's farm and the army fort commanded by Captain Snort.


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Peter The Postman

Episode 1

Peter The Postman has an eventful day as his deliveries... Read more

Windy Miller

Episode 2

Windy Miller falls asleep. When he awakens, the sails of... Read more

Mr Crockett The Garage Man

Episode 3

Mr Crockett attends to Mickey Murphy's delivery van which has... Read more

Doctor Mopp

Episode 4

Doctor Mopp visits patients all around the village, carries out... Read more

Jonathan Bell The Farmer

Episode 5

Farmer Bell is worried when his regular customers don't want... Read more

Captain Snort

Episode 6

Captain Snort sends his troops to help out the villagers... Read more

Paddy Murphy

Episode 7

Paddy Murphy works at the dairy, collecting supplies and making... Read more

Roger Varley The Sweep

Episode 8

When Roger Varley tries to clean up after sweeping the... Read more

PC McGarry

Episode 9

PC McGarry is trying to track down anyone fishing illegally... Read more

Mr Dagenham The Salesman

Episode 10

Mr Dagenham visits one of his satified customers, Jonathan Bell... Read more

Mr Carraway The Fishmonger

Episode 11

Mr Carraway makes his deliveries to the mill and to... Read more

Mickey Murphy The Baker

Episode 12

Mr Murphy the baker burns his hands and can't bake... Read more

Mrs Honeyman and her Baby

Episode 13

Village gossip Mrs Honeyman jumps to the wrong conclusion when... Read more

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