Animal Instincts
Series 4, Episode 4
Air Date 29 January 2009
Written by Jim Sullivan
Director Dewi Humphreys
Length 30 Minutes
Previous episode Calendar Boys
Next episode Your Cheating Art
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Animal Instincts is an episode of the BBC sitcom, The Green Green Grass. It was screened on 29 January 2009, as the fourth episode of the fourth series.


Oakam village is under attack from animal rights activists. Llewellyn is one of their first targets when he is hit with a paint bomb, the village butcher is fly-postered with leaflets and even the local pub is under threat. All the local farming community is living in fear, so Boycie organises his staff into patrol groups to search Winderdown farm and protect it from attack.

Production, broadcast and reception

[edit] Broadcast

This episode entertained 3.87 million viewers.

[edit] DVD release

The UK DVD has not been released yet. When released, it is expected to include all nine episodes from the fourth series

[edit] Writer and cast

This episode was written by Jim Sullivan, his second episode of series four.

[edit] Notes

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