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Jam & Jerusalem
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Opening Credits of Jam & Jerusalem
Genre Sitcom
Created by Jennifer Saunders
Starring Sue Johnston
Pauline McLynn
Dawn French
Joanna Lumley
Jennifer Saunders
Theme music composer The Kinks
Opening theme "The Village Green Preservation Society" by Kate Rusby
Country of origin United Kingdom
No. of episodes 16
Production
Running time 12x30 minutes
1x40 minutes
3x60 minutes
Broadcast
Original channel BBC One
Original run 24 November 2006 – 23 August 2009
External links
Official website

Jam & Jerusalem is a British comedy drama that has aired on BBC One since 2006. Written by Jennifer Saunders and Abigail Wilson, it stars Sue Johnston, Saunders, Pauline McLynn, Dawn French, David Mitchell, Sally Phillips and formerly Joanna Lumley. In the United States, it airs as Clatterford.

The show centres on a Women's Guild in a fictional small West Country town called Clatterford St. Mary. It first aired on 24 November 2006. The second series began airing on 1 January 2008 with a 40-minute special[1][2] and finished on 1 February 2008. The third series was filmed from April 2009.[3] It consists of three one-hour specials,[4] and began its broadcast on BBC One on 9 August 2009.[5]

In November 2009 through her blog Pauline McLynn announced that Jam & Jerusalem would not be returning for a 4th series. She later stated that it was the decision of the BBC and not Jennifer Saunders.[6]

Contents

Production

The first episode of Jam & Jerusalem was shot in Autumn 2005 as a pilot (not broadcast at the time), and led to the BBC commissioning of the rest of the six-part series and a Christmas Special which were filmed in Autumn 2006. The second series was filmed in Autumn 2007. Both series were filmed in North Tawton, Devon[7], on nearby Dartmoor, and in Staines.

The programme is one of a group of shows being filmed in High-Definition for a trial run in November on the BBC. The theme tune is a version of The Kinks' "The Village Green Preservation Society" sung by Kate Rusby, whose songs are also used as incidental music. Jam & Jerusalem has no laugh track and is not recorded before a studio audience. The title phrase has traditionally been associated with the Women's Institute in England and Wales, who are popularly supposed to devote much time to the making of jam, and for whom the hymn Jerusalem is the unofficial anthem.[8]

Freya, the daughter of Jennifer Saunders' character Caroline, is played by Saunders' real life youngest daughter, Freya Edmondson. In the first series, Saunders' eldest daughter Ella also appears as Caroline's daughter Ella; and in the second series, Saunders' second daughter Beattie appears as Caroline's daughter Beattie.

Cast

Regular characters
Actor Character Episodes
Series One Series Two Series Three
[9][10][11][12][13][14] [15][16][17][18][19][20] [21][22][23]
Sue Johnston Sal Vine 1,2,3,4,5 1/2,3,4,5,6 1,2,3
Pauline McLynn Tip Haddem 1,2,3,4,5 1/2,3,4,5,6 1,3
Dawn French Rosie Bales 1,2,3,4,5 1/2,3,4,5,6 1,2,3
Joanna Lumley Delilah Stagg 1,2,3,4 1/2
Jennifer Saunders Caroline Martin 1,2,3,4,5 1/2,3,4,5,6 1,2,3
Maggie Steed Eileen Pike 1,2,3,4,5 1/2,3,4,5,6 1,2,3
David Mitchell Dr. James Vine 1,2,4 1/2,4,5,6 1,3
Sally Phillips Natasha 'Tash' Vine 1,2,3,4,5 1/2,3,4,5,6 1,2,3
Simon Farnaby Samuel 'Spike' Pike 3,5 1/2,3,4,5,6 1,3
Doreen Mantle Queenie 1,2,3,4,5 1/2,3,4,6
Salima Saxton Yasmeen Vine 1,2,4 1/2,4,5,6 1,3
Patrick Barlow Reverend Hillary 1,2,3,4 1/2,3,4,5,6 1,2
Rosie Cavaliero Kate Bales 1,2,3,4,5 1/2,3,4,5,6 1,2,3
Suzy Aitchison Susie 1,2,3,4,5 1/2,3,4,5,6 2,3
Nigel Lindsay Marcus 2,3,4 1/2,3,4,5
Robbie Richardson Colin 2,3,5 1/2,4,5,6
Thomas Assafuah Raph 3,4 6 1,2,3
Freya Edmondson Freya Martin 3 1/2,4
Hazel John Pauline 4,5 1/2,3,4 1,2,3
Menna Trussler Megan 5 1/2,4,6 3
Elanor Grimes Janinie 5 1/2,4,5,6 2
Clive Russell Jock 1,2,3
Occasional characters
Actor Character Episodes
Ella Edmondson Ella Martin Series One: 3
Wendy Hill Mrs Otterley Series One: 3; Series Two: 1/2
Miriam Margolyes Joyce Midge Series One: 4
Natalie Grady Mary Webb Series One: 4
Marcia Warren Lady Anne Crump Series One: 5; Series Two: 3
Brian Knight Elijah Truelove Series One: 5
The Magic Numbers Themselves Series Two: 1/2
Beattie Edmondson Beattie Martin Series Two: 1/2
Helen Blatch Ida Series Two: 1/2
Sue Vincent Ida's daughter Series Two: 1/2
Jan Hartley Veronica Series Two: 3,4
Adrian McLoughlin Cheese factory supervisor Series Two: 4
Dan Mersh CSO Series Two: 4
Alex Kirk Policeman Series Two: 4
Alexis Bowater Local Newsreader Series Two: 4
Simon Saunders Landlord Series Two: 4
Chris Stanton Tim Series Two: 5
Patricia Potter Amy Series Two: 6
Tish Series Three: 3
Barbara Horne Registrar Series Two: 6
Ben Chamberlain Ben Series Two: 6
Kate Rusby and her band Themselves Series Two: 6
Tim Vine Tim Series Three: 1
Alex Roe Chris Series Three: 2
Charles Dance Himself Series Three: 3

Plot

Jam & Jerusalem is set in the small West Country town of Clatterford St. Mary[5] and is based around Sal, a local practice nurse. The surgery's indiscreet receptionist, Tip, is also her best friend, and both are at the centre of community life. Despite this, Sal is not a member of her local Women's Guild, but after the death of husband, the local GP, and the loss of her job, she soon joins.[24] Tip is married to a farmer, Colin. The chairwoman of the Women's Guild is Eileen Pike, who always wears her chains of office. Other members include lollipop lady Queenie, elderly church organist Delilah Stagg and Rosie, a cleaner who has an angry and rude alter ego called Margaret. Delilah is absent from the second series except a brief appearance in the first episode. Wealthy Caroline and Susie are slightly separate from the rest of the Guild. Sal's family consists of James, her son, and his wife Yasmeen. Sal's daughter, Tash, has a son of her own, Raph, and she has a boyfriend Marcus until the end of the second series.[25] Tash's friend Samuel "Spike" Pike, a postman, is a fellow hippie, who becomes her husband in the final episode of Series Two.[25][26]

Characters

Sal Vine (Sue Johnston) is practice nurse at the Clatterford Health Centre. She is mother to James and Tash, and widow of Mike. After the death of her husband, Sal lost her job at the health centre and was left unemployed, subsequently joining the Women's Guild to get her life back on track. But during this, she found herself frequently disputing with her daughter Tash, and was desperate to get herself a job. Her best friend Tip was more than happy for her to get her job as practice nurse back when James' old headmistress Joyce Midge came into the surgery for a smear test. Finding himself overwhelmed with embarrassment, he accepted her back part-time on her old wage. Sal is one of the characters sympathetic towards Rosie's condition, and, in one episode of the first series, reprimanded Hillary, the vicar, for not being the same way. In the Christmas Special, it is revealed that Sal had still not scattered Mike's ashes and asked Spike to send them up over the town in a firework. This was not quite done to plan, as the firework was used to end the pantomime that Sal helped produce, cast and choreograph. In the second series, Sal is more involved in the Guild, being allowed to organise the ramble, during which, she felt, the time should be spent talking and bonding. In the third series, Sal was dismayed to find that her privacy was being invaded by builders and bulldozers as a residence for esteemed actor Charles Dance (ostensibly) was to be built behind her house. In addition, she deals with older patients at her house, and is accused of being a prostitute. Sal's attitude to the builder (Jock, played by Clive Russell) subsequently thaws, and in the last episode they are seen to share a kiss.

Tip Haddem (Pauline McLynn) was the Irish receptionist at the health centre for the first two series. She is married to Colin, who owned a farm. She is best friends with Sal, and helps her in many situations, such as getting James to give her her job back. Despite this, she is very indiscreet, and often says things she should not. She was apparently brought up in a convent in Southern Ireland, and loved it, saying she wouldn't hear a word said against the nuns there. In the Christmas special, Tip played The Wicked Stepmother, and spent most of the play with Colin at the pub, arriving drunk for the finale. In the second series, her marriage to Colin was deteriorating, and in the last episode, he was sleeping in a caravan outside the house, and they were not speaking to each other (anything he did want to say was written on post-it notes, to which Tip answered verbally.) But by the end of the episode their marriage seemed to be back on track. In the third series, Tip was working behind the bar of the Fountain pub, and a supporter of Sal's protest against the building behind her house. She was also revealed to be sympathetic towards Rosie's condition.

Rosie Bales (Dawn French) is a sweet little woman with an alter-ego called Margaret, who is angry, rude and hateful towards anyone and everyone. Rosie has a son, apparently, and an unseen husband called Ricky. She has always wanted a sofa in her garden, and finally got one after a failed bring-and-buy. Rosie works at the local cheese factory, and often presents cheese as presents for things such as luck, remembrance and welcoming. She has numerous adventures and incidents during the series, such as forgetting to order pasties for a picnic, finding a potato with Jesus' face on it (prompting her to think that she had had a calling, enabling her to become a vicar) going on a celebrity diet (and subsequently swallowing a marigold glove because she couldn't find a balloon to swallow), stealing from the SPAR and getting the Guild bowls team disqualified for indecent exposure. Rosie also had a bad experience (it is not confirmed what) as a child with a man called Peter. In the Christmas special, Rosie borrowed loads of town decorations to make her costume for the pantomime, in which she played The Fairy Godmother. After winning her audition (seemingly by default) she helped Eileen, Queenie and Sal with auditions.

Delilah Stagg (Joanna Lumley) was the elderly church organist, and was often getting herself into problematic situations. These included getting jammed in her car, taking a day to put her donkey called Hetty on a lead, nearly choking on her false teeth and needing to buy a tomato and not being able to find 10p (after which the shopkeeper gave her 10p). At the subsequent bring-and-buy, she was influenced by the shopkeeper's actions and ended up giving away all of the profits. Delilah once revealed that her family were Nazis, which had been referenced in the first series when she was seen in a photograph shaking hands with Hitler, who she said had more charisma than anyone she had ever met, apart from Lester Pigott. In the first episode of the second series, she came flying off of her bicycle and was rushed to hospital. In the Christmas Special, Delilah came to audition early, before anyone else had arrived. As soon as Eileen, Queenie and Pauline arrived, she left. She was known to say a simple sharp "Goodbye" when leaving anywhere. In the pub, she shows a crafty side, offering youths drinks before leaving them to pay the tab. Delilah has a bad bicycling accident in the first episode of the second series and has not appeared since.

Eileen Pike (née Brewer) (Maggie Steed) is self-proclaimed chairwoman of the Women's Guild, and proudly marks her position with some handmade "regalia", which Rosie insists are medals or armour of some sort. Eileen has quite a haughty personality and a superiority complex. She was revealed to be adopted in the first series when she took her adoptive father to a hospice. Sal and Tip used Genes Reunited to find that she had a brother, in whom, at first, she had no interest in, but after consideration contacted, finding she also had nieces and nephews. Eileen is very sympathetic towards Rosie's condition, if not the most sympathetic, and assists Sal in reprimanding the Vicar after he is less than sensitive towards her. Eileen helps cast, produce and choreograph the pantomime in the Christmas special with Sal. In the third series, Eileen is one of the very few that oppose Sal's protest against the building of Charles Dance's residency.

Caroline Martin (Jennifer Saunders) is a wealthy mother of at least 4 - Mikey, who is in a rock band, Christopher, who is in the army, and 2 daughters thus far mentioned. She is married to a man called John. She enjoys horseriding, and is not aware as to why her daughter Freya does not show the same enthusiasm. Caroline also often goes away for weekends spending time with the various celebrities that her son Mikey knows. While a prominent member of the Guild, she and Suzie seem separate from it, keeping their own company. She is one of the very few that isn't sympathetic towards Rosie's condition. Caroline also often mistakes words such as dogging and rimming to mean something completely different to what they actually mean, like taking dogs to the river to swim and wetting the rim of a glass and making a tune (respectively). It is Suzie who divulges their true meanings, to which Caroline expresses deep shock. In the Christmas Special, Caroline helped backstage with make-up and general organisation. In the third series, she first supported Sal in her protest, but changed her mind after she learnt it would bring Charles Dance to Clatterford. Saunders deliberately chose to play a character with little screen time in Jam & Jerusalem, stating she preferred to write, sit back and watch. However the second episode of the third season is touted as being one centred around Caroline.

Dr. James Vine (David Mitchell) is Sal's eldest child, who inherits the practice after the death of his father Mike. He is married to Yasmeen, who takes Sal's job as practice nurse, despite being horrifically squeamish. He is deeply opposed to Sal being brought back to the practice full-time, and even after she helps him deal with an embarrassing smear test (of his old headmistress, of whom he was terrified), only accepts her part-time. In the Christmas special, he takes after his father and plays an Ugly Sister in the pantomime. His relationship with his sister Tash is very negative, yet he expresses his love at her wedding, at which he speaks on behalf of their deceased father. In the third series, he believes a rumour that his mother was a prostitute, and also expressed interest in becoming Clatterford's local MP. He shows that he has emotionally matured when he approves of the relationship between his mother and Jock.

Natasha "Tash" Vine (Sally Phillips) (born 1971) is Sal's younger child, who is a hippy. She has a son from an unknown relationship, called Raph. She is very irresponsible and selfish in the first series, and frequently disputes with her mother over this. In the first series, she is in a relationship with a man called Rufus, who then leaves her. She plays the lead role in the Christmas pantomime (for the 21st time running, despite being 36 at the time), and consequently started a relationship with an old school friend called Marcus. She eventually left him in the second series, and married the rival for her affections, fellow hippy Spike. In the third series, she, Spike and Raph are all living in the old portable library outside Sal's house, which is then removed by force by builders after refusal to move it themselves.

Queenie (Doreen Mantle) was verger at the church and local lollipop lady, despite there being hardly any traffic in Clatterford. She is somewhat a second-in-command to Eileen in the Guild. In the second series, she had her arm in a sling (apparently changing arms sometimes). In the Christmas special, she was director of the pantomime, yet often fell asleep during rehearsals, and stuffed her face full of biscuits. Queenie is absent from the third series.

Yasmeen Vine (Salima Saxton) is wife to James, and becomes practice nurse after he inherits the practice, putting Sal, her mother-in-law, out of a job. She is, however, terrible at her job as she is extremely squeamish, unable to even say "smear". She is, however, accomplished in netball and tries to teach the Guild how to play, despite coming to blows with Suzie over who is the best. Yasmeen is Muslim, and somewhat discomforted by some of the Islamaphobic comments that Rosie passes.

Reverend Hillary (aka Vicar) (Patrick Barlow) is the rather fussy, old-fashioned, insensitive and grumpy Vicar at the local church. He takes great disdain in suffering the eccentric townsfolk of Clatterford, saying that "being Vicar around here is like ploughing bloody concrete". He is shown to have a girlfriend in the second series, called Veronica, who reveals his first name to be Hillary, to which the Guild all respond with laughter, none of them realising that Hillary was a unisex name. The Vicar was opposed to things such as the cancellation of the re-enactment of the Clatterford Skirmish, and the building of Charles Dance's residency behind Sal's house.

Kate Bales (Rosie Cavaliero) is a self-piteous, lonely and irritating young widow who is disdained by the majority of Clatterford, quoted to have "as much charisma as a flip-flop". Her husband died shortly after they got married, and she is still wallowing in her own self-pity after five years. She became a bereavement counsellor (despite breaking down every time) joined the Guild to try and come out of her mourning. In the Christmas special, she was forced into auditioning, and sang, almost inaudibly "Nine Million Bicycles in Beijing", and subsequently revealing that she didn't actually want to be in the pantomime, and so enlisted to be ticket saleswoman. Kate is also the guild's computer wizard, despite knowing little about how computers actually work. She does however claim to be the one member who is "oy vey" with computers. She ran a school for people who wanted to learn to use a computer, such as Mrs Ottery, Queenie and Rosie, which was called the "Silver Surfers".

Suzie (Suzie Aitchison) was a wealthy friend of Caroline's and a guild member, married to a man called Charles. She often mistook Caroline's son Mikey for being in a pop band, rather than a rock band. She was very competitive, especially in being in the pantomime, in which she desperately wanted to play Prince Charming, yet a casting change meant her to be Dandini instead, much to her dismay and anger. She went to Sal for advice when she had a pregnancy scare in the second series. She seemed to be sympathetic towards Rosie's condition in the first series, but showed more reluctance towards her in the second series, following more along Caroline's opinion. Suzie is absent from the first episode third series, along with a few other characters, such as Queenie.

Jock (Clive Russell) is a builder who was renovating the barn behind Sal's house. Sal had been ignorant of the planning application (Tash had seen it but ignored it), and took her ire out on Jock. Jock, with an abrasive, no-nonsense personality, ignored all protests. Rosie, on speaking to Jock, got the mistaken idea that the house was being built as a hideaway residence for Charles Dance. The thought of a celebrity in the village removes local opposition to the build, leaving Sal without support. Jock, over time, becomes friendly with Sal, eventually becoming her love interest. When it dawns on Sal and Tip that Charles Dance will not be appearing at the local Ladies meeting, it's Jock who saves the day.

Episodes

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Series One (2006)

# Airdate Overview Viewers
1
24 November 2006 [9]
Dr Michael Vine (Hywel Bennett) dies of a heart attack, and at the funeral his son Dr. James announces that his wife will be the new practice nurse, putting his mother Sal out of a job. She then struggles to occupy her time, so joins the local Women's Guild, as does Kate Bales, a bereavement counsellor.
6.86 million [27]
2
1 December 2006 [10]
The women decide they want a coffee room at the local church so they have somewhere to meet up after the morning's service. To pay for the health and safety standards, they decide to put together a bring and buy sale to raise money. Sal finally gets rid of her deceased husband's clothes, donating them to the fundraiser; as her children are unwilling to help, the Guild decide they will.
4.25 million [28]
3
8 December 2006 [11]
After discovering Eileen was adopted, Sal convinces Tip to use Genes Reunited to search for her birth family. The women are shocked to immediately find the contact details of a blood relative. Although initially angry, Eileen is happy when she discovers she has a brother. Tash asks Sal to take care of Raph for six months, and Sal refuses. Rosie forgets to order the pasties for a village picnic so they have to make them themselves.
5.38 million[29]
4
15 December 2006 [12]
Delilah gets her car seat stuck. Sal and Tash have a major argument about Tash wanting to do a Circus Skills course, and refusing to get a job. However, they later make up. At the surgery, Tip devises a successful plan to get Sal her old job back, by having James' ex-headmistress Joyce Midge (Miriam Margolyes) come in for a smear.
4 million [30]
5
22 December 2006 [13]
During Kate "Silver Surfers" group, Eileen comes in and reads a letter saying that Guild inspector Lady Anne Crump (Marcia Warren) will be at their meeting that evening, which makes Eileen panic thinking they will be closed. Meanwhile, the Guild help an old man called Elijah whose wife recently died and Rosie goes on a celebrity diet.
6
26 December 2006 [31]
Rosie, Eileen and Queenie help the Vicar prepare for the harvest festival. When Rosie sees the face of Jesus in a potato, her alter-ego Margaret comes to the surface after the Vicar tells her the face is not there. Meanwhile, the Vicar tries to get some peace and Caroline injuries herself at the pony trials.
4.8 million [32]

Christmas Special (2006)

Airdate Length Overview Viewers
30 December 2006 [33]
40 minutes
The Guild are organising Cinderella, the village pantomime, and Tash wants to play the lead role as she always does. However, Eileen thinks that, at 36, Tash is too old. Nevertheless, Sal persuades Eileen to let Tash have the role, while James and the Vicar play the Ugly sisters. On the night, Tip goes to the pub rather than perform as the Wicked Stepmother, while Tash gets on well with Prince Charming. Meanwhile, Sal gets help when she decides how to scatter Mike's ashes.
4.5 million[34]

Series Two (2008)

# Airdate Overview Viewers
1
1 January 2008 [35]
As the first anniversary of Mike's death approaches, Sal tells James how much she misses him. Sal teaches James how to be compassionate with his patients and Tash gets a job in tele sales. Meanwhile, the Guild launch a website and hold a Victorian tea so they can put the some photos on the website. However, Kate and Eileen argue over who will make the website. Delilah flies off her bike and is rushed to hospital.
2.9 million [36]
2
4 January 2008 [16]
Tash and Spike plan to go to Glastonbury, but a ticketless Tash hopes to get past security by pretending to be a security guard. Caroline is also at Glastonbury to see her son perform. Meanwhile, Sal wants a quiet weekend to herself, but Susie comes round saying she thinks she is pregnant after having an affair. However, after looking at the medical records Tip soon tells Susie she can not be pregnant as the man she had the affair has had a vasectomy. Sal's quiet weekend is then ruined further when Tash and Spike come back from Glastonbury early after Tash failed to get past security.
4.8 million [37]
3
11 January 2008 [17]
Lady Anne Crump (Marcia Warren) visits the Guild to judge their competitions. Sal organises the Guild's ramble, which to Eileen's dismay has no plan or theme, instead Sal says they should spend the time talking and bonding. During the ramble, they by accident meet the Vicar, who is having a picnic with a woman called Veronica (Jan Hartley). The Guild then get stranded in fog. Also, Sal encourages Spike to ask Tash out, but he gets confused and asks her out instead. Tash meanwhile is protesting with her fellow druids about the Army practising on nearby land.
3.0 million [38]
4
18 January 2008 [18]
The annual reenactment of the 1646 Clatterford Skirmish is cancelled by the Council citing health and safety concerns. The Guild then decide to organise it themselves, and plan many events including a minor battle reenactment, in which James plays Charles I. Meanwhile, after an incident at the factory, Rosie steals from the SPAR and has problems with Margaret, her alter-ego. She is then seen at home by James, who suggests a higher dose of medication, which Sal does not allow. Sal then talks to Margaret and appears to solve the problem, although it is some days before Rosie will leave her house.
2.8 million [39]
5
25 January 2008 [19]
Yasmeen tries to teach the Guild how to successfully play netball ready for a game against the Guild of a neighbouring village, Hole. However, the Guild lose. The next match is bowls, which they nearly win until Rosie gets Clatterford disqualified for indecent exposure. Meanwhile, Tash plans to move in with Marcus. However, Spike writes her a love note telling her to meet him by a tree at 5pm. She runs away from a house viewing to meet Spike, and she accepts his proposal.
3.2 million [40]
6
1 February 2008 [20]
Tash tries to organise her wedding to Spike, but soon realises that everything is too expensive. She then decides to let Sal and the Guild organise the wedding, which then takes place by a river with a fairy theme, and Tash and Spike write their own vows to say in front of the registar. The reception takes place on a nearby field and afterwards Spike, Tash and Raph go away in a mobile home.
3.4 million [38]

Series Three (2009)

Like previous series, Series Three was made in six parts, however was broadcast as three one hour specials with two parts per episode.

# Airdate Overview Viewers
1 9 August 2009 [21] "Easter": Sal discovers an old planning application to convert the barn in the field behind her house and, despite the fact that it is officially too late to object, she enlists the help of the Guild in an effort to stop the development.

"Working From Home":

4.2 million [41]
2 16 August 2009 [22] "Dinner Party": Caroline is planning a dinner party for husband John and his friends from London.

"Missing Persons": The ladies of Clatterford stage a fashion show.

3.45 million [42]
3 23 August 2009 [23] "New Beginnings": Spike and Tash are finally ready to travel the world in their converted mobile library, but a confusion with the gears leads to a call-out for the emergency services, and Sal's house ends up looking like a war zone. Jock agrees to mend the damage, and the thawing of his previously frosty relationship with Sal continues, much to the amusement of Tip and the disgust of Tash.

"Ladies in Lavender": All bets are off, though, when it is finally revealed that the barn is not being converted for Charles Dance at all - Jock just let Rosie jump to that conclusion to get the Guild off his back. This would be bad enough if Jock hadn't promised the Guild an appearance by Mr Dance as their next (and indeed, first) celebrity speaker.

3.97 million [43]

Other countries

The first series of Jam & Jerusalem was broadcast on BBC America in the United States.[44] The first series was screened in Australia, starting in December 2007 on the ABC.[45][46] In late 2007, the show began to air in Canada on BBC Canada, and in India on BBC Entertainment.

DVD releases

The first series and 2006 Christmas Special of Jam & Jerusalem were released in the United States (Region 1), under the name Clatterford: Season 1, on 8 May 2007.[47] The first series was released in the United Kingdom (Region 2) on 21 January 2008[48] and in Australia (Region 4), on 3 January 2008.[49]

The Complete Second Series of Jam & Jerusalem was released on DVD in the UK on the 3rd August 2009, and 1 September 2009 in the US.

DVD Title Discs Year No. of Ep. DVD release
Region 1 Region 2 Region 4
Complete Series 1 2 2006 7 8 May 2007 21 January 2008 3 January 2008
Complete Series 2 1 2008 6 1 September 2009 3 August 2009

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