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For Richer For Poorer
Series 4, Episode 9
For Richer For Poorer
Air Date 5 March 2009
Written by Gary Lawson
John Phelps
Director Dewi Humphreys
Length 30 Minutes
Previous episode One Man's Junk
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For Richer For Poorer is an episode of the BBC sitcom, The Green Green Grass. It was screened on 5 March 2009, as the last episode of the fourth series and the last episode of the entire programme.[1].


Boycie and Marlene have been married for nearly forty years so Marlene is planning a huge party to celebrate their Ruby wedding anniversary. A marquee and caterers have been booked, the flowers are being organised and a band has been booked to play their song — "What’s New Pussycat". Meanwhile, the guest list has grown to an enormous length and Marlene has contacted their old Peckham solicitor but he has some bad news, something that might just affect her relationship with Boycie, they were never married!

Production, broadcast and reception


Broadcast on 5 March 2009 on BBC1 at 8:30pm.

DVD release

The UK DVD has not been released yet (as of 1 May 2015).

Writer and cast

This episode was written by Gary Lawson and John Phelps.


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