'The Darling Buds of May' (1991-1993) Comedy/drama TV series based on the popular books by H. E. Bates 'The Darling Buds of May' (1958), & its sequels.Set during the sunny 1950s, the story of the indestructible Larkins, a family who lead an idyllic, flamboyant life in the Kent countryside, enlivened by Pop Larkin's never-ending entrepreneurial adventures & the fierce devotion of each family member to one another through good times & bad. Series made a star of Catherine Zeta-Jones.
The Darling Buds Of May - H.E. Bates - 1958...WONDERFUL! First in a series that includes five novellas about the Larkin family...don't miss these books! Other titles include: Oh! To Be In England, A Breath of French Air, When the Green Woods Laugh, and A Little of What You Fancy.
Pluckley,Kent, UK Typical Kentish scene, the Oast Houses were used to dry hops in the beer making industry, now most of them have been developed into living spaces. Pluckley and surrounding areas was the location for The Darling Buds of May, one of my favourite series ever