Feather Boy (BBC-1 2004, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Sheila Hancock)

Feather Boy is the story of Robert Nobel a boy who is the butt of classroom jokes and victim of Niker, the class bully.

When Robert visits a local home for the elderly as part of a school project and meets Edith Sorrell, an old lady with a tragic past, he embarks on a series of events that will change their lives forever.

production details
UK | BBC One – CBBC | 6×30 minutes | Broadcast 16 March – 2 April 2004

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Writer and Producer: Peter Tabern
Novel: Nicky Singer
Production Design: Jason Carlin
Executive Producer: Elaine Sperber
Director: Dermot Boyd

cast
Thomas Brodie-Sangster as Robert Nobel
Sheila Hancock as Edith Sorrel
Aaron Taylor-Johnson as Niker
Ronald Pickup as Ernest Sorrel
Lindsey Coulson as Annie Nobel

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