The Camomile Lawn (1992): S01E05


The Camomile Lawn is a television adaptation of the 1984 book of the same name by Mary Wesley, produced by Glenn Wilhide and Sophie Belhetchet at ZED Ltd for Channel 4, directed by Peter Hall.

It was adapted from Wesley’s novel by Ken Taylor and first broadcast in 1992.

Set just before and during the Second World War, with an aftermath that takes place in the mid 1980s, the action begins at the Cornish country house of Helena Cuthbertson.


Forty years on, the family gathers at the Camomile Lawn for a funeral, finally resolving Oliver’s complicated love life, and Polly and Calypso’s relationships with their children.

The Camomile Lawn Series

You can find a full index and overview of The Camomile Lawn here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 02 April 1992.
  • Rating: 15.
  • Running Time: 4 hours 18 minutes (total running time).
  • Country: UK.
  • Language: English.

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