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My Family and Other Animals


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Screenplay in ten parts by CHARLES WOOD starring
Hannah Gordon , Brian Blessed 1: Corfu 1935
Mrs Durrell is persuaded by her eldest son, Larry, to quit England's rain-soaked shores for the beautiful, sunlit island of Corfu. The Durrell family are promptly pounced upon by Spiro the taxi driver who announces that he will take them in hand and fix everything.
Music composed and conducted by DARYL RUNSWICK
Photography ANDREW DUNN DesignerJOHN BONE
Script editor MERVYN HAISMAN Producer JOE WATERS
Director PETER BARBER FLEMING Theme music to My Family and Other Animals available on record. RESL 220 seven inch, RSL 220 12 inch * FEATURE: page 102


Unknown: Gerald Durrell
Unknown: Charles Wood
Unknown: Hannah Gordon
Unknown: Mrs Durrell
Conducted By: Daryl Runswick
Unknown: Andrew Dunn
Designer: John Bone
Editor: Mervyn Haisman
Producer: Joe Waters
Director: Peter Barber Fleming
Mrs Durrell: Hannah Gordon
Spiro: Brian Blessed
Gerry Durrell: Darren Redmayne
Larry Durrell: Anthony Calf
Leslie Durrell: Guy Scantlebury
Margo Durrell: Sarah-Jane Holm
George: Paul Rhys
Yani: Michael Yiannatos
Customs officer: Christos Valavanidis
Agathi: Evagelia Samiotakis

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My Family and Other Animals

BBC One London, 17 October 1987 18.25

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