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Pollyanna (BBC-1 1973 with Elizabeth Archard and Elaine Stritch)

UK / BBC1 / 6×30 minute episodes / Broadcast 7 October – 11 November 1973 / Sundays 5.35pm

Writer: Joy Harrington / Novel: E.H. Porter / Script Editor: Alistair Bell / Design: Allan Anson / Producer: John McRae / Director: June Wyndham-Davies

Period drama serial. In America during the 19th century young orphan girl Pollyanna has to stay with her dour Aunt.

cast
ELIZABETH ARCHARD as Pollyanna
ELAINE STRITCH as Aunt Polly
PADDY FROST as Nancy
STEPHEN GALLOWAY as Jimmy Bean
RAY McANALLY as John Pendleton
PAUL MAXWELL as Dr Chilton
DONALD BISSETT as Old Tom
ROBERT MAClEOD as Dr Mead
LINCOLN WRIGHT as Dr Warren
VALERIE COLGAN as Milly Snow
MARY HEALEY as Mrs Payson
LILLIAN PADMORE as Cook
ROBERT COLEBY as Timothy