ITV3 The Darling Buds of May Catch up on the ITV Hub Adapted from the books by H.E. Bates featuring the indestructible Larkin family. Ma and Pa Larkin and their six children lead an idyllic life on Home Farm until their rural paradise is shattered by the arrival of Inspector Cedric Charlton. 2 episodes available to watch Share this programme: Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Series 1 2. The Darling Buds of May - Part 2 Sat Saturday 17 Jun 9.55am Charley decides to play truant from his office and go strawberry-picking. 1. The Darling Buds of May - Part 1 Sat Saturday 17 Jun 8.40am A tax inspector's visit inadvertently initiates an extraordinary chain of events.