Pie In The Sky Classic TV Show
'Pie in the Sky' is the name of a country restaurant run by part-time Detective Inspector Henry Crabbe and his accountant wife, Margaret. Henry makes the world's greatest steak and kidney pies and would cheerfully retire from the police force. Henry, an intelligent, sensible, mild-mannered man, desperately wants to retire from the police force and devote his time and energy to his beloved restaurant. However, Assistant Chief Constable Fisher won't allow this to happen as this would only expose his own ineptitude to the unwelcome attention of his superiors. So, until Henry can solve this dilemma, he must continue to solve the crimes thrust upon him.
Pie In The Sky Fan Tributes105 Tony Woodward from Canada: Pie in the Sky is one of a trio of all time favourites I have on DVD and watch over and over. I even had to buy special equipment to play it because it was available only in PAL format when I bought it and we use NTSC format over here in Canada. But all that was worth it for this show and a host of British TV shows and older films that I can't get over here.
The other two in my classic trio are Morse and Lovejoy. Foyle's War and New Tricks also deserve my special mention, and it is interesting that Michael Kitchen in evil guise appears in the video snippet at the top of this page. Most TV crime shows, especially in North America, take themselves far too seriously and of course are too violent. I love the odd elements of humour and the bizarre in Pie and similar shows.
I recently watched again the Foyle's War episode "A Lesson in Murder". When I saw Carlo's Ristorante I immediately said "But that's Pie in the Sky!". Now that restaurant is definitely Hemel Hempstead because the Foyle's War website says so on its Locations page. It also mentions that Pie in the Sky was filmed there. Carlo's Ristorante was torched by an anti-Italian mob at the end of that episode. A terrific conjuring trick by the SFX crew and it was very convincing!
So why is there no Pie in the Sky webpage too? After a break, Foyle's War has three new episodes planned for release in 2013. What a good idea! - more Pie in the Sky too please, and I think the idea was nowhere near mined out when it was cancelled by bean-counting TV top executives. But meanwhile I can still love the old episodes.
104 P. Bashor from Ohio, USA: We stumbled across "Pie in the Sky" when looking for movies to rent from Netflix, fell in love with it, and bought the entire series. Although I love every episode, I think one of my favorites is the one involving Hilary Smallwood, one of Henry's cooking idols. At the end, Seymour (her would-be lover for the past fifty years), sprinkles her ashes on the Thames from Albert Bridge and then attempts to read the introduction from one of her books as a fitting epitaph. But he breaks up and cannot go through with it. As Margaret places her arm around his shoulders, Henry reads it beautifully. And then Margaret lovingly tells Henry that what Hilary wrote about him when she signed his copy of her book (that Henry had the gift) was true. I can't watch that episode without tearing up every time. My husband and I love BBC TV and have many different series, but "Pie in the Sky" is certainly one of our favorites.
103 Barrie Wass from Yorkshire: Have watched all the series and still enjoy every episode every time. This must be one of the alltime best British detective series ever with a superb cast list. Wish todays TV had series as good as this.
102 Brian J from Hertfordshire UK: Nice to see that P the S is being repeated (yet again) on ITV3. But why oh why can't it be shown in the correct order of transmission? Nonetheless a better choice than the eternal repeating of Heartbeat and it's crew of up and coming actors and the invisible 'Nick' being outacted by the furniture.
101 Jo from South London: Love this series! The humour is well balanced with the serious bits. I rather like the waiter John in the first two series!
100 Suzie Keld from Woodford, Cornwall: Brilliant series, I agree with #77 Dave Gardner from Durham: It should still be running! With Henry as a private detective and Margaret working out his expenses!
99 rocky neal from sydney australia: pie in the sky was and is a delight to watch henry and margret are just great the other cast members some who stayed on till the series finished in 97 or some who left mid term all gelled to make this programme real loved it what a about a one off return to pie in the sky 2011 or 2012 with all the original cast members where possible. Rocky
98 Barbara Towers from Bournemouth: Please please can we have some more. Henry and Margaret characters are so good and down to earth. The stories are brilliant and the rest of the characters are also brilliant. so refreshing!!!
97 Dave Gardner from Durham: For those who have posted wondering as to the whereabouts of Bella Enahoro who played WPC/DS Sophia Cambridge.
She left the programme in 1996 to have a baby and returned to acting some 2 years later, she has however not acted on stage or screen since 2002. Last year (2010) she founded a company specialising in selling motivational products (self help, personal growth etc). A recent and much changed photograph of her can be seen on the website www.livewellaudio.com
96 June McAuliffe from Croydon, Surrey: We too missed it first time round, now we are soooo enjoying the reruns, - wonderful telly! Great that Richard Griffiths is still in such high demand as an actor (not that I'm surprised, he is brilliant) and Malcolm Sinclair must be a great actor because I want to throttle him as Fisher! :-)
95 John Ledbury from Bournemouth: I missed it first time around, but now it's being repeated on ITV3 each day. Never miss it. If television programmes were cars, this one would be a Rolls-Royce.
94 Graeme T Mc Lennan from Stonehaven,Scotland: Still as good as it was in the ninetys addicted to watching it
93 ken pell from stansted: what a great series i never watch it in the nineties but now wow, great i said to my wife the restuarant looks like its old hemel, as a rep i called at a bed shop opposite
92 Lewis from Henley-onThames: In response to question 81, I cannot remember which hotel you are mean but the hotel that looks like an Austrian hotel is outside Bracknell just off the M329 at the Coppice Beech Roundabout. The other hotel seen from the outside is off of junction 6 of the M4 heading into Slough on the left-hand side (Could be a Merriot Hotel). Canbridge - what can one say about her, we just do not see enough of her on the box, certainly would be an improvement to the X-Factor to see her back !!
91 Phil Platts from Ashbourne: In response to Eddy (comment 84) Crabbe gives the ingredients of his steak and kidney pie right at the end (maybe the last episode but I'm not sure). He doesn't give the method but lists steak and kidney (obviously!) and onions, mushrooms, red wine, worcester sauce, bay leaves and thyme.
90 Rick from edmonton canada: a very enjoyable watch. puzzled as to why they never made more than five seasons.
89 John Feehan from Bracknell: What happened to the very classy Bella Enahoro
who played Cambridge love to see her in The Bill
she'd have to be the boss she be great in mi5 type films too
John of Bracknell
88 Brian from Lancashire: Just great. Good stories, superb acting and comfortable to watch. Am enjoying the re-runs on ITV3.
87 Andy Turner from Coventry: Pie in the sky, what a quintessential englishlighthearted drama. What more can you say about it apart from it was in its time the best of its type by far. Whilst I type this I am watching the latest re run, and it does not diminish with time. Just as good now as it was back then.
86 Kevin Schofield from Manchester: An immensely appealing and enjoyable series made with care and sensitivity. My enduring memory of the series is the breathtakingly beautiful and elegant Cambridge, played by Bella Enahoro. Cambridge is a paragon of poise and refinement, with an aristocratic hint of the supercilious. Very well-played, Bella.
85 Nigel from London: For some reason I didn't 'get it' when the series was first on in the '90's. However I am now completely addicted and am loving the re-runs!
84 Eddy Wainwright from Aldershot: I once had the recipe for the lovely steak&kidney pie but alas it's lost - any clues on where to get it again?
83 mel cherry from essex: I enjoy Pie in the sky so much and pc
Cambridge is just about the best looking woman on TV how can she have dissapeared from our screens, just a great feel good series remake please and dont forget Bella Enahoro
82 Trev from OXON: Bella Enahoro -- last seen, according to Internet Movie Data-base, in an episode of 'murder in mind' in 2002.
Maybe she married and has children ??
81 Alistair from Gosford Australia: Three fabulous characters: Henry and Margaret of course and also .... wait for it ... Freddie Fisher! All the British crime shows have the inept top cop, most of them get shown up by 'our' detective. Most have their good points though, but not Freddie Fisher, he's a complete bastard through and through. Great acting required to create such a character.
80 Alwyn from Scarborough: I watch Pie in the Sky every time it's on. Never tire of it. 1 Question, Whats the name of the hotel in episode 2 where he does the omelettes?
79 neil potts from wolverhampton: pie in the sky was one of the best series ever recorded and should definately be brought back soon.........
78 grace from stroud: I LOVE Pie in the Sky - have just finally bought the box set. Given the grim and also boring nature of so much on TV, a new series of Pie in the Sky would be SO GOOD> Couldn`t it be arranged?ctw
77 Dave Gardner from Durham: Saw the re runs on ITV3 and loved it so much I went out and bought the DVD box set of all 5 series. Firmly believe that this could be brought up to date with Henry still running the restaurant and perhaps a private detective agency. With so many new programmes being dark/sinister this certainly has the feel good factor about it. I also agree that Cambridge ( Bella Enahoro ) is a big miss from our TV screens...what is she doing now has she given up acting ??
It really needs to be made again, there are a lot of remakes of classic TV programmes at present and this could be another.
76 JP from USA: Pie In The Sky is a great series! I'm excited that the DVDs will finally be available here in the US in May! I have had the opportunity to see a handful of the episodes and was instantly a fan. I'd seen Richard Griffiths in the Harry Potter series as Uncle Vernon, that's why I was interested. How ironic that Griffiths looks more mature (with the beard and hair color) in this series than he did in Harry Potter which was a few years after the series ended. I'd like to know why Ashley Russell and Joe Duttine left the series. I don't know who to thank for releasing the DVDs in the US, but I hope that they will do the same for Oh Doctor Beeching, The Royal (not the new Royal), and everything Ronnie Barker has been in (Open All Hours coming soon!). ITV's got some great stuff, I can only hope they'll continue to share with the US.
75 Ronald Abercrombie from Rainham Essex: I appeared in some of the episodes of Pie In the Sky more often than not playing a uniformed police officer but the final episode where the queen is due to visit the Barstock police headquarters and inspector crabbe tells them what to do with there job i played an empolyee of Mr Watson an associate who was involved in a scam removing tyres that were schedulled to be exported in a container i was the one that met Mr watson at his house and was driving the forklift truck in the warehouse when it was raided by barstock police in one of the final scenes.The outside shots were shot in old Hemel Hempstead ( the building is still there a lovely place to visit ),i beleive at the time it was being used as a flower shop not quite sure what its use is now,the inside shots were recorded at a studio near Windsor,and a very realistic set it was as well built to be put away when not in use the kitchen restaurant were so realistic.Richard Griffths was a gentleman very polite man the crew which consisted of Matthew the 2nd assistant director were great fun to work with as were all of the crew from people that i spoke to it was like a family and of course when the series came to an end it was sad to see it end i understand that what it all came down to was ratings at the time it was going head to head with heartbeat starring Nick Berry and the powers to be decided not to commision another series and that it had run its course. its doubtful we will ever see the likes of pie in the sky except in repeats there are not many shows these days that you could sit down with the whole family regardless of age and tune in to good clean family entertainment where ther is no swearing its sad to say that there are a lot of things and times i wish we could go back to. I have enjoyed watching the re run on itv 3 recently jan 2009 through to feb 2009 i think they may decide to re run it again later in the year lets hope they do.
74 Glen Jacks from London: A lovely, heartwarming series. I attribute this programme with me finding that I love cooking.
73 Paul Bourne from Kidderminster, Worcestershire: This series is compulsive viewing for me, I also wish it would come back. The city used when Henry went off with Freddy (message 59) in the one episode is Bath. Most of the locations used are very near the Roman Baths.
72 Paul Bourne from Worcestershire: The City where they filmed when Henry Crabbe was away is Bath, where he visits his friend (message 59) a lot of the filming was done by the Roman Baths. The series is one of my guilty pleasures too.
71 chris hardy from birmingham: wow, what a show it is ,love love love it, bring it back and up to date,its a feel good thing when you watch it
70 John from Yorkshire: Actually, I couldn't stand it when it first appeared on TV - but now its re-running on Sky, I'm recording it every day. It's brilliant!
69 Billy from Manchester: Wonderful wonderful series! ITV2 is showing the series daily and I have the Sky+ box set to 'series link'. The day's recording is the last thing I watch before going to bed each night. Everything about this show is so endearing; the characters, performances, writing, acting. I'm going to be gutted when this current ITV run finishes.
68 Phil Platts from Ashbourne: Just found this site. I also love the show. Jeanne at 45 asks for the bread pudding recipe. I wrote it down today so if she doesn't have it yet let me know.
67 John M Cooper from Derby: Bella Enahora is with out doubt the most beautiful women I have seen on television. (except Sophia Loren of course)
Oh ! and the rest of the cast are very good.
66 Eelke from Amsterdam: Great series, I am watching every day and record it for many friends as it is never broadcasted on Dutch television yet.
65 Tom McNamara from Southampton: A really great and fantastically warm programme, excellent characters, excellent plots and excellent pies and bread and butter pud, I want to eat that damn pie - big time - yum, yum. Best Tom Mc
64 Issy from Swindon: I love Pie in the Sky. One question - what happened to Sgt Cambridge? I have never seen her in anything else. She is lovely. Pleae make another series - I've seen all the repeats (several times).
63 Wendy Crooks from Swindon, Wiltshire: I can't pick out any particular moments from the shows, they were all absolutely brilliant. The scenery was wonderful, always seeming to be sunny and hot!! I am watching them all over again and still getting the enjoyment out of them.
62 from: love the show - would love to see more episodes. Where can I get the recipes?
61 Casper from France: To Sarah from Norfolk, that episode was filmed in Bath. A beautiful city that I hope to be relocating to soon.
60 Baxter,David from France: The moment he switched Fisher's paper for his & the subsequent review by the "expert' in Lemon Twist.
59 sarah from norfolk: I would like to know which city was actually used when Henry Crabbe stayed away from home and went to a city on the river Avon. The river was in a lot of the background shots, with lovely old buildings. He went to undercover to investigate a police murder, he also met his old friend who runs a restuarant. Crabbe made his famous steak and kindney pie. We would like to visit this city as it looked so pictureque.
58 Mike from Ash,Surrey: Did anyone else notice that in one of the episodes "Harry Krabbe" was written on one of his Chefs Aprons?
Am I going mad....!
57 sharon chiverton from spalding,lincolnshire.: i agree with claire steed, the series did end to soon, they should bring it back, as i think a lot of people would watch it.
56 Michael Hooker from Surrey UK: In answer to Alix (comment 54) the Wikipaedia says "The exterior of the restaurant, Pie in the Sky, was filmed in the High Street of the Old Town in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire."
55 Alix from Brixham Devon: What a gem. Such a gentle series. Does any one know where the lovely street is where Henry has his restaraunt ?
54 dave bailey from wolverhampton: pie definitely finished way too early for me absolutely love the show and watch all of them on itv3 at moment richard griffiths was superb as henry crabbe why dont they do a one off special to see what they are all up to now
53 Michael Hooker from Surrey, UK: As of January 2009 this series is being repeated daily on ITV3 in the UK. For me the series was mainly memorable for the beautiful Bella Enahoro ("Cambridge", oh so elegant in her uniform) and it's great to see her again. I may even be tempted to buy some DVDs now they are available.
52 Paul from Australia: Trying to impress the bank manager, Henry produced Potato Pancakes. The very desirable Samantha Janus described the constituents. Can anyone give me the details. We get the programme repeated here many times but I can't watch all of the episodes. I love Margaret(her character of course).
51 Mal from Roma, Queensland: The highlight of the series is the presence of Richard Griffiths (Harry Potter, King Ralph and thousands of other roles). I especially like it when he takes the piss out of Freddie. It only backfired when he swapped those exam papers as a joke. Great series.
50 Richard Jeffreys from Brisbane Australia: Pie in the Sky was a a great series. Please consider producing further series of this great British TV hit.
49 charles from seattle: love brit comedy, see if cbc will send it two our 2 cbc stations. would love to see it
48 Terry Carroll from Stockport: One of my favourite moments is in the episode "Hard Cheese". During a conversation between Crabbe and Fisher in a restaurant's gents toilet, Fisher asks what the sweets are like here. Crabbe suggests he tries the cheese board instead and Fisher says he'll have some with port. Crabbe suggests he has a sweet white wine, say a sauterrne instead. Then after Fisher has returned to the restaurant, Crabbe says to his reflection in the mirror - "Why did you say that? Now he'll probably enjoy it, you idiot!"
47 Hazel from Erith, Kent: I remember one particular episode where heavy metal was played to the hens in their coop, the result being that they laid more eggs but of lower quality as the couldn't get the whites to make merigue. This was rectified by playing the hens' prefered classical music to them.
46 Karen from Essex: I just LOVE Pie !! - I'm so glad they are showing it again - it gives me such a nice feeling !! I love the fact that Maragaret is so oblivious to the great food Henry makes :o) Even the music is SMOOOOOTH
45 Jeanne McDermott from Edmonton,AB,CAN: I love this show. Great Sleuthing, and interesting food ideas. I want Henry Crabbe's recipie for Bread Pudding. Have you published a book of his recipes? Have you a site where the recipies of the day is posted?
44 AJ from Bucks: Good news folks - series 1 is due to be released on DVD on 7 Feb 2005 (on 2 separate DVDs). Just found info on Amazon where you can pre-order.
43 AJ from Bucks: Further to my previous entry about where Pie was set, last week I went into Old Hemel Hempstead with my kids. Pie is still a Dolls House shop, but has a sideline in afternoon teas and homemade cakes - all very nice and very good value if you get the chance to go. Having been inside, I now wonder if the internal restaurant scenes were filmed elsewhere as the actual inside is just too small when compared to TV footage. I think they also used a different garden as there is a very old cottage directly behind the shop right where Henry's chicken house would have been!
42 hlklk from: Crabbe and his wife are sitting in a local wood eating a pic-nic and enjoying the surrounds when Mrs C pulls out a bag of 'Prawn cocktail' crisps. "oh " says Crabbe, explaining that a bag of Prawn cocktail crisps is the absolute hieght in bad taste. Classic!
41 Martin Copass from Grimsby - Lincolnshire: Pie in the Sky was an excellent TV series if there is any way possible it can be brought back for a NEW series, it should be.
40 Mario Nocita from 78 Farnham Rd. Ashford 5035 Australia: My wife and I love the whole series and keep watching the reruns whenever they are replayed. I am curious to know if any of the recipes from the show have been published. I would like to know the recipe of the pastry of the meat pie in one of the episodes. Thankyou -great show, hope they will make another series.M.Nocita
39 Alan Bishop from London: Pie... was a wonderful series. The characters were well crafted, the plots intriguing and the whole was a refreshing change from the "gritty" police series around.
Also, I'm a keen cook and the various recipies, hints and tips have helped immensely!
38 Ron Coward from Folkestone, Kent: Richard, please, please come back as Henry Crabbe and bring the gang with you too. Pie in the Sky is the most relaxing/fascinating program I've always looked forward to.
37 Michael Cornfoot from Liverpool: Who played young Alex in the episode 'Cutting the Mustard' that was just aired in Pie In The Sky , as I missed the credits. Does anyone know?
36 Alan Davies from Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales: The best moment in 'Pork Pies' was when Henry was supposed to be taking part in a covert surveillance of protestors outside a sausage-making factory, but as he got into the van he gave them all a big wave - and they waved back!
35 Elizabeth from Rural Northumberland: I would like to know more about the actress that plays Cambridge. I've not seen her in anything else and apart from Henry, she's my favourite.
Can anyone help?
34 mrs rosemary london from norwich: I have been so thrilled to see "Pie In The Sky" again. What a shame the series wasn't continued - everyone loved it!!
33 Stuart from Lowton: I just did a quick search and Cambridge was played by Bella Enahoro. I don't know if it's a typo by the show or the tributees but it looks like she's had a few other small parts too.
32 Janice Scott from Whitehaven, Cumbria: Pie In The Sky is without a doubt my favourite all time programme. I love the feel of it as well as all the characters which are both likable and believable. It would be brilliant if the series came back even if Henry was retired, he could help solve crimes as a hobby.
31 Mel from Essex: What happenened to the actress Bella Enahora who played Cambridge his partner?
30 Ken Baxter from SWINDON, Wiltshire: I would like to know what happened to Bella Enahoru who played Sergeant Cambridge. Also what happened to the actor who played Crabbe's boss? Can anyone help?
29 Chris from Gloucestershire: The location, which is as stated by Alistair, above, is now a dolls house shop called Enchanted Castles and is number 64 The High Street. I think the town hall, just up the road, may be the location used for the town hall in Midsommer Murders.
28 Sandra from Cyprus: Hi,
I went to school with someone who looks just like Richard Griffith. Can you tell me if he went to school in Nelson, Lancashire?
27 Bib Flamingo from Fife: I love Maggie Steed's stylish clothes and fantastic jewellery.
26 R. Tuck from Halstead: Great to see the series again,especially the early ones I missed. 'Cambridge' is a delight but, rare for an actress, her name reveals no web mentions - has she worked since and if not, why not?
25 Alistair Napier from Bucks: In response to Lynsay Pomford's (Liverpool) question on where Pie was filmed, the restaurant is in old Hemel Hempstead in Hertfordshire - since Pie, it has been a flower shop and a restaurant called "Pie in the Sky", although I believe it is now an antiques shop. Much of the surrounding area of the Chiltern Hills was also used in filming.
24 Cybele Vlamis from Ottawa, Canada: I don't have a favourite memory of "Pie in the Sky", I just love the entire series.
23 Lynsay Pomford from Liverpool: One of the best programmes on the box!! But can anyone tell me where is was filmed? Where is "Barstock"?
22 Lyn Evans from Derbyshire: As recent converts to Pie in the Sky. We would love to see repeats of all the episodes as the recent ones have been so entertaining.
21 kaz from bromley: loved the episode "new leaf", i love the programme, but this had the added bonus of the lovely paul darrow in it.!!!!!
20 Michael Cornfoot from Liverpool, Merseyside: I also hope that Pie in the Sky is brought out on DVD as I am dying to watch all of the episodes over and over again. Anyone know when they are being released?
19 from: Dear Sirs
Do you sell videos of Pie in the Sky episodes? Or do you know where I could get them?
18 Michael Cornfoot from Liverpool, Merseyside: Jessica Drum is a brilliant young actress. Has she starred in any other TV series or other episodes of Pie In The Sky?
Does she have a website profile?
17 Steve Payne from Leicester, UK: What a deeply lovely series, and such a delight to see it all over again. I hate to come across as a blue-rinsed Daily Mail reader here, but it really is a refreshing change to see a beautifully-crafted, well-paced, interestingly plotted and of course wonderfully-acted series with a great cast without the now seemingly obligatory bed scenes, car chases, graphic murders or whatever. I'm not the type to complain about these things usually, except that in the few years since 'Pie' was first aired such things have become staples of lazy drama. We need more like Pie in the Sky on our screens these days---what is Andrew Payne (no relation!) doing these days?
16 lee ryder from hemel hempstead: Why didn't they do a Pie in the sky cookbook? great to see Samantha janus again, a lovely lady and great actress.
15 Rachel Edmonds from Milton Keynes: Pie in the Sky
A great program. I am really enjoying it.
In your guide, under ever episode you say the same thing. Now come on., Give us a real note on what each one is about.
Saying 'Pie in the Sky' is the name of a country restaurant run by part-time Detective Inspector Henry Crabbe and his accountant wife, Margaret. Henry makes the world's greatest steak and kidney pies and would cheerfully retire from the police force. Henry, an intelligent, sensible, mild-mannered man, desperately wants to retire from the police force and devote his time and energy to his beloved restaurant. However, Assistant Chief Constable Fisher won't allow this to happen as this would only expose his own ineptitude to the unwelcome attention of his superiors. So, until Henry can solve this dilemma, he must continue to solve the crimes thrust upon him.
for every episode will just not do !
14 Michael Cornfoot from Liverpool: I do not get time to watch every episode but I love to watch Pie in the Shy. Brilliant cast and brilliant story lines. Is the series ever going to be braught back??
13 Mary Palmer from Perton, Staffordshire: I enjoy all the eposides of Pie in the Sky, partly because it is not violent, but most of all because of the food element! The recipes always sound so tempting. Are any of them available please?
12 Mike Raymond from Chandlers Ford, Hants,UK: Is the steak and kidney pie recipe available?
11 Marc Ryan from Tenby, West Wales: A Lovely , easy going Drama , that is Quintesentialy British, with honest values, I do hope that its bought out on DVD.
10 J.Marble from Toronto, Canada: (Favorite moment)When I discovered it was being broadcast again on Showcase. I love every episode and find all of the characters, (Henry and Margaret especially) so likeable and authentic. Seldom does one find such consistency of personality. But please put it on CD, because I don't have DVD.
9 Rowland Helliwell from Sheffield: would like the recipe for bread pudding which was on an episode of Pie in the sky,I keep watching the repeats but I have not come across it again.Hope you can help.
8 Alan from Cornforth: Yes Derren Litten but think of all the money you made from Perfect World instead ;-)
7 Philip from Woking: Can anyone tell me exactly where the series are filmed - it looks a lovely place to visit but there are quite a few Middletons in the atlas and no Barstocks
6 Alan from Australia: Pie in the Sky is a show that draws you in and keeps you interested. It's comfortable to be part of Henry and Margaret's lives. We need the entire series to be put on DVD for all us out here who have ideas of our own Pie in the Sky.
5 rob from guildfors: "lemon twist" is super!
Show the whole lot again!
4 Hefin Williams from Australia: My fondest memories from the series are when it starred "Cambridge", although all the other actors who came along fitted in so well. I hope they bring the series out on DVD; I think it all finished too early, but it makes the repeats all the more precious.
3 Joe Pajak from Cambs: Great Series!
2 Derren Litten from London: I agree with Claire Steed from Kent. Pie in The Sky DID end too early... I say this mainly because I played PC Ed Guthrie in the 5th (and final) series - it would have been very nice to squeeze some more money out of them...
1 Claire Steed from Kent: This was a lovely series to watch, well written and superbly observed and acted. A real credit to everyone concerned. It would be so nice if this series could be preserved onto DVD as it is one of those truly classic English shows which throughly deserves it.
It ended far too soon in my opinion and that is the only critcism I have of it.
I am not related to Maggie Steed (Margaret Crabbe) as far as I am aware, I became a Steed by marriage - and on that note I shall end this note, but thank you so much once again for reviving the show.
Pie In The Sky
Richard Griffiths as Henry Crabbe
Maggie Steed as Margaret Crabbe
Derren Litten as PC Ed Guthrie
Bella Enahoro as Sophia Cambridge
Malcolm Sinclair as Asst Chief Const Freddy Fisher
Mary Woodvine as WPC Jane Morton
1946-12-01: Maggie Steed (Margaret Crabbe) was born in Plymouth.
1947-07-31: Richard Griffths (played Henry Crabbe) was born.
1950-06-05: Malcolm Sinclair (ACC Freddy Fisher) was born.
1966-03-17: Nick Raggett (Leon Henderson) was born in Chelmsford.
1994-03-13: The first episode of Pie in the Sky was aired, on BBC1.
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