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Queen’s Nose, The (BBC-1 1995-2003 with Victoria Shalet and Paula Wilcox)

UK / BBC One / 36×25 minute episodes / Broadcast 1995 – 1998 and 2000 and 2002-2003

Writer: Steve Attridge / Devised by Steve Attridge and Carol Wiseman from the book by Dick King-Smith / Music: Carl Davis / Design: Gordon Melhuish / Costume: Amy Roberts / Visula Effects: Jim Francis / Script Executive: Gillian Gordon / Producers: Clive Parsons, Davina Belling / Director: Carol Wiseman

Fantasy comedy drama series. The adventures of young Harmony Parker, a girl with a wish granting 50 pence coin. The series was made up of individual six part serials. Harmony left during the third series.

Subsequent series continued to feature her family with her parents running a children’s home in one series. By the 2002 series only Melody remained of the original cast.

The 2003 series saw a complete change of cast and location with the Queen’s Nose now found by a boy called Jake living with his Aunt Carla and grandfather above their bric-a-brac shop.

cast
VICTORIA SHALET as Harmony
PAULA WILCOX as Mrs Parker
STEPHEN MOORE as Mr Parker
DONALD SUMPTER as Uncle Ginger
HEATHER JAY JONES as Melody Parker
CALLUM DIXON as Gregory
ANTHONY HAMBLIN as Tom (serials 1 and 2)
NERYS HUGHES as Aunt Glenda (serial 3)

2003 cast:-
JORDAN METCALFE as Jake
LUCINDA DRYZEK as Gemma
JULIET COWAN as Carla
DAVID STERNE as Chief (Grandfather)





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