Badger's Green (1949 film)

Badger's Green is a 1949 British comedy film directed by John Irwin and starring Barbara Murray, Brian Nissen, Garry Marsh and Kynaston Reeves.

Badger's Green
Directed byJohn Irwin
Produced byJohn Croydon
Adrian D. Worker
Written byWilliam Fairchild
R.C. Sherriff (play)
StarringBarbara Murray
Brian Nissen
Garry Marsh
Music byMalcolm Arnold
CinematographyWalter J. Harvey
Edited byGordon Pilkington
Highbury Productions
Distributed byGeneral Film Distributors
Release date
28 February 1949
Running time
62 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

It is based on the play Badger's Green by R.C. Sheriff, which had previously been turned into a 1934 film of the same title. It was shot at Highbury Studios and released as a second feature by the Rank Organisation, on the same bill as Eureka Stockade.[1] The film's sets were designed by Don Russell.


A company plans a massive development in the quiet village of Badger's Green, angering the existing inhabitants. It is eventually agreed that the outcome of the dispute will be settled by a local cricket match.

Main cast


  1. Chibnall & MacFarlane p.290


  • Chibnall, Steve & McFarlane, Brian. The British 'B' Film. Palgrave MacMillan, 2009.

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