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Tom Brown’s Schooldays (BBC-1 1971, Anthony Murphy, Iain Cuthbertson)

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Period drama serial Tom Brown’s Schooldays took us to the 19th century where young Tom faces a trying time when he joins a public school especially when he makes an enemy of the evil Flashman who stops at nothing to make young Tom’s life a misery.

The character of Flashman would later go on to inspire the series of comic novels by George MacDonald Fraser.

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UK / BBC One / 5×45 minute episodes / Broadcast 14 November – 12 December 1971

Writer: Anthony Steven / Script Editor: Alistair Bell / Costume Design: Hazel Pethig / Production Design: Paul Allen / Producer: John McRae / Director: Gareth Davies

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Anthony Murphy as Tom Brown
Richard Morant as Flashman
Raymond Witch as Cooey
Iain Cuthbertson as Doctor Arnold
Simon Turner as Ned East
Pamela Duncan as Matron
Edward Palmer as Thomas
Christopher Moran as Coates
Simon Conrad as Willoughby
Barry Stokes as Brooke
Davyd Harries as Reverend Ansley
Geoffrey Edwards as Reverend Bird
Christopher Guard as Darcy
Robin Halstead as Clement
Richard Gibson as Sunning
Kathleen Heath as Sally Harrowell
Mark Jefferis as Harker
Sean Bury as Denning
Anthony Wilkins as Westrop
Michael Andrews as Ransome
Mark Rogers as Cuthbertson

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Clochemerle (BBC-2 1972, Cyril Cusack, Roy Dotrice)

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Period sitcom, based on a novel by Gabriel Chevallier that was adapted by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson, that saw the French villagers of Clochemerle kick up a fuss over plans to install a new toilet.

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CYRIL CUSACK as Major Piechut
ROY DOTRICE as Ponosse
KENNETH GRIFFITH as Ernest Tafardel
WENDY HILLER as Justine Putet
HUGH GRIFFITH as Alexandre Bourdillat
BERNARD BRESSLAW as Nicholas the Beadle
MADELINE SMITH as Hortase Girodet
GEORGINA MOON as Rose Biraque
PETER USTINOV as Narrator

crew details
Writers: Ray Galton, Alan Simpson
Novel: Gabriel Chevallier
Producer: Michael Mills

production details
Country: UK
Network and Production Companies: BBC Two – Bavaria
Duration: 9×30 minute episodes
Aired From: 18 February – 14 April 1972 Fridays at 10.05pm

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Clairvoyant, The (BBC-2 1986, Roy Kinnear, Sandra Dickinson)

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In Roy Clarke penned sitcom The Clairvoyant used car salesman Arnold Bristow is knocked down in a car accident and suddenly finds himself with psychic powers – or so he believes. There was a pilot broadcast 27 Nov 1984.

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ROY KINNEAR as Arnold Bristow
SANDRA DICKINSON as Lily
HUGH LLOYD as Burma
SHAUN CURRY as Newton
GLYNIS BROOKS as Dawn
CARMEL CRYAN as Carmen

crew details
Writer: Roy Clarke
Producer and Director: Alan J.W. Bell

production details
Country: UK
Network and Production Companies: BBC-2
Duration: 6×30 minute episodes
Aired From: Pilot – 27 November 1984 and Series – 15 May – 19 June 1986

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Christmas Princess (UP 2017, Nicole Munoz, Zak Santiago)

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Christmas Princess Nicole Munoz

Christmas Princess is the true story of Donaly Marquez who, through a childhood of neglect and abuse, achieved her dream of becoming a rose bowl princess. An inspirational story of resilience, strength and finding a family to call your own.

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Nicole Muñoz as Donaly Marquez
Rosa Blasi as Sara
Zak Santiago as Ignacio Marquez
Olivia Steele Falconer as Emily Marquez
Jaedon Siewert as Abraham Marquez
Lina Renna as Young Donaly
Paloma Kwiatkowski as Chloe
Ty Wood as Trent
Pendo Muema as Monique
Kalyn Miles as Maria
Kaaren de Zilva as Roberta
Garfield Wilson as Dr. Miller
Clay St. Thomas as Judge #1
Patti Allan as Judge #2
Natalie von Rotsburg as Judge #3

crew details
Director: Allan Harmon
Writer: Tracy Andreen

production details
Country: Canada
Network and Production Companies: UP
Duration: 1×120 minute episode
Aired From: Sunday 10 December 2017

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