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      Season 2 – The Larkins

      2022 Comedy Drama History List
      Reviews 50% Fewer than 50 Ratings Audience Score An adaptation of the classic novel "The Darling Buds of May" by H.E. Bates that follows the warm-hearted, wheeler-dealing adventures of the Larkin family in the idyllic Kent countryside. Read More Read Less

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      Previous Episode 1 Aired Oct 16, 2022 Bad Neighbours Pop Larkin manages to sell the crumbling mansion next door, making enough on the deal to start building himself a swimming pool; he and Ma struggle to warm up to their new neighbors, the Jerebohms, after a dinner party. Details Episode 2 Aired Oct 23, 2022 The Trap Pop tries to make peace with the Jerebohms by inviting them to a lavish barbecue; Primrose plans to woo Rev. Candy gets a job offer at a local newspaper; the barbecue ends up a raucous affair, but a trap is set to bring Pop down. Details Episode 3 Aired Oct 30, 2022 Love and Violence Pop is in denial; Ma shows him some tough love while playing Cupid between Primrose and Rev. Candy; Pop's old friend Fruity Pears turns up in the village with his fairground in tow, but it's not all cotton candy and laughs. Details Episode 4 Aired Nov 13, 2022 Wheels of Justice Ma and the children want Pop to take the court case seriously, but he would rather focus on finishing the swimming pool; Pop conducts his own defense, squaring off against the Jerebohms' London lawyer and a suspiciously biased Judge Sprague. Details Episode 5 Aired Nov 20, 2022 Pop in Prison Primrose and her newspaper editor dig up more evidence against the Jerebohms; Ma enlists the help of Angela Snow's eminent barrister father; Charley decides that a full family christening will boost the Larkins' respectability. Details Episode 6 Aired Nov 27, 2022 Vengeance After Norma confesses that the Jerebohms set up Pop and blackmailed the judge, Ma organizes her own sting operation against Pinkie; Rev. Candy agonizes over a moral dilemma; Primrose looks to find a solution. Details Next
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      Previous Alison Rowat The Herald (Scotland) The Larkins is stuck firmly in the past in every sense. From character to comedy the broadest of brushes is employed. Subtlety, never mind irony, has yet to be invented. Oct 28, 2022 Full Review Next
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      Previous Tom T Missing Sabrina Bartlett's character, but halfway through the season (AcornTV) it is still a very good show, great characters in Ma and Pa Larkin as well as their kids and the various village characters. Wish there were more shows like this. Rated 4 out of 5 stars 04/10/23 Full Review steve a This remake of the Darling Buds of May should not have made it past the pilot. Bradley Walsh splashes the cash like a vulgar spiv and isn't in the slightest endearing, Scanlon is (as always) excellent as Ma Larkin but the rest appear to have been chosen for reasons over than their acting skills. Twee, insipid, predictable and grating. Rated 0.5 out of 5 stars 11/25/22 Full Review sa61sja F Just as awful as series 1. Trying too hard but Pop comes across as a nasty crook and the family as manipulative and unpleasant. Other than Joanna Scanlon the dreadful over exaggerated acting and the music which takes up half the show just emphasise the dullness. Rated 0.5 out of 5 stars 11/05/22 Full Review Next Post a review

      Season Info

      Director
      Andy De Emmony
      Executive Producer
      Sophie Clarke-Jervoise, Ben Farrell, Simon Nye, Charlotte Lewis, Toby Stevens, Bradley Walsh, Andy De Emmony
      Screenwriter
      Simon Nye, Abigail Wilson, H.E. Bates
      Network
      ITV
      Genre
      Comedy, Drama, History
      Original Language
      English (United Kingdom)
      Release Date
      Oct 16, 2022
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