| 7.7/10 |
20 December 1999
| Robson Green
Robert Lockhart (Series 1)
Ray Russell (Series 2)
Robson Green, Stephen Tompkinson, Darren Morfitt, Lesley Vickerage, Emily Joyce
Grafters was a British drama–comedy programme originally broadcast in the UK on ITV from 27 October 1998 to 20 December 1999 for 16 episodes over two series.
Grafters relates the lives of the Purvis brothers Joe (Robson Green) and Trevor (Stephen Tompkinson), who along with their younger cousin Simon (Darren Morfitt) run a successful building business.
The show regularly received ratings of over 9 million viewers and at the time was among ITV's most popular drama series. Rumours of a revival surfaced in 2006, but no further episodes have been made.
Paul Carter – Dulwich Hill
Robson Green – Joe Purvis
Stephen Tompkinson – Trevor Purvis
Darren Morfitt – Simon Purvis
Emily Joyce – Laura
Carli Norris – Melanie
Judy Goldberg – Auctioneer's Assistant
Entertainment One has released the complete series on DVD in Region 1 for the very first time. Season 1 was released on 17 July 2007, while season 2 was released on 4 December 2007.
Shock Entertainment released the complete series on DVD in Australia on 12 January 2009.