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Back Home (ITV 1989 with Hayley Mills and Brenda Bruce)



UK / ITV Network – TVS – Citadel / 1×105 minute episode / Broadcast 1989

Writer: David Attwood / Novel: Michelle Magorian / Music: Ilona Sekacz / Design: Tim Hutchinson / Costume Design: Jenny Beavan / Executive Producers: Graham Benson, David R. Ginsburg, Maureen Harter / Producer: J. Nigel Pickard / Director: Piers Haggard

Period drama. At the end of world war II, a young girl returns to England after five years in America as an Evacuee and has trouble adjusting to her new way of life. In 2001 ITV remade the production.

Hayley Mills as Mrs. Peggy Dickinson
Hayley Carr as Virginia “Rusty” Dickinson
Adam Stevenson as Charles “Charlie” Dickinson
Brenda Bruce as The Honourable Lady Beatrice “Beattie” Langley
Jean Anderson as Grandmother Dickinson
Rupert Frazer as Mr. Roger Dickinson
Josh Drobnyk as Skeet
Michael Clark as Uncle Bruno
Mary Ellen Ray as Aunt Hannah
Christine Moore as Ambulance Driver
Juliette Fleming as Beth
Vaughan Sivell as Harry
Sarah Wynter as Mrs. Hatherley
Joan Byett as School Prefect
Carol Gillies as Headmistress

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