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The Borrowers


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The first series of adaptations from Mary Norton 's classic children's stories swept the board at the Bafta (best children's series, best photography)and Royal Television Society (best children's drama) awards this year. The new six-part series is adapted by Richard Carpenter from two of Norton's sequels, The Borrowers A float and The
Borrowers Aloft.
The Clock family - Pod, Homily and Arrietty - make a new home for themselves with their relatives Uncle Hendreary, Aunt Lupy and Eggletina.
Producer Grainne Marmion
Director John Henderson
A Working Title production for BBCtv
It's a small world - behind the scenes with the Borrowers


Unknown: Mary Norton
Adapted By: Richard Carpenter
Producer: Grainne Marmion
Director: John Henderson
Pod: Ian Holm
Homily: Penelope Wilton
Arrietty: Rebecca Callard
Mrs Driver: Sián Phillips
George: Paul Cross
Ditchly: Ben Chaplin
Ilrick: Ross McCall
Mlldeye: Tony Haygarth
Aunt Lupy: Pamela Cundell
Uncle Hendreary: Stanley Lebor
Mrs Durbridge: Barbara Hicks
Mrs Moorcroft: Bay White
Eggletina: Victoria Donovan

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