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Bagthorpe Saga, The (BBC-1 1981 with Edward Hardwicke and Angela Thorne)

UK / BBC1 / 6×30 minute episodes / Broadcast 25 March – 29 April 1981 on Wednesdays at 5.05pm

Writer: James Andrew Hall / Novel: Helen Cresswell / Executive Producer: Anna Home / Director: Paul Stone

Children’s comedy series. The adventures of the highly strange Bagthorpe family the youngest of whom, Jack, can see into the future.

cast
EDWARD HARDWICKE as Harry Bagthorpe
ANGELA THORNE as Laura Bagthorpe
PHILLYDA SEWELL as Grandma
CERI SEEL as William Bagthorpe
RICHARD ORME as Jack Bagthorpe
RUTH POTTER as Tess Bagthorpe
DANDY NICHOLLS as Mrs Fosdyke
TIM PREECE as Uncle Parker
REBECCA LALONDE as Daisy Parker
MADELINE SMITH as Aunt Celia