The Larkins (DVD)
ITV’s reboot of the ‘perfick’ cosy family drama stars Bradley Walsh and Joanna Scanlan. Adapted from the beloved HE Bates' novel The Darling Buds. Co-starring Peter Davison, Robert Bathurst and Amelia Bullmore.
In the idyllic and beautiful Kent countryside, known as the Garden of England, The Larkins have a achieved a small patch of paradise where nothing is wasted, and they enjoy life to the full.
There’s an overwhelming sense of plenty in their lives and a lot of joy and raucous laughter, as Ma Larkin provides a seemingly endless supply of delicious, hearty meals. And no matter what time of day, The Larkins and their guests aren’t averse to enjoying the odd cocktail or two!
The family’s dramas include fighting opposition from snobbish neighbours, second home owners and urban developers who threaten their idyllic lifestyle.
Beautiful daughter Mariette takes centre stage when an accountant from the city comes to investigate the Larkins’ tax affairs and falls in love with her.
He finds a romantic rival in the handsome and mysterious Tom Fisher, but Mariette has other plans of her own that don’t involve men.
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