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Ballet Shoes

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Magical family drama about the adventures of orphan girls Pauline, Petrova and Posy, adopted by eccentric explorer Professor Brown in 1930s London. When the professor goes missing, the girls are taken care of by his niece Sylvia. The arrival of dance teacher Theo Dane and melancholic Mr Simpson changes the family's lives after they are enrolled in theatre school.
Writer Heidi Thomas ; Producer Piers Wenger
Director Sandra Goldbacher Girl power: page 26

Contributors

Unknown: Theo Dane
Unknown: Mr Simpson
Unknown: Heidi Thomas
Producer: Piers Wenger
Director: Sandra Goldbacher
Sylvia Brown: Emilia Fox
Nana: Victoria Wood
Pauline Fossil: Emma Watson
Petrova Fossil: Yasmin Paige
Posy Fossil: Lucy Boynton
Great Uncle Matthew: Richard Griffiths
Mr Simpson: Marc Warren
Theo Dane: Lucy Cohu
Dr Jakes: Gemma Jones
Dr Smith: Harriet Walter
Madame Fidolia: Eileen Atkins
Winifred: Heather Nicol
Miss Jay: Mary Stockley
Clara: Teresa Churcher
Young Sylvia: Skye Bennett
Sir Donald Houghton: Peter Bowles
Mr French: Don Gallagher
Titania Emma: Darwall Smith
Cobweb: Isabella Parriss
Moth: Jade Longley
Mr Sholsky: Adrian Lester
Mr Montague: Tim Wallers
Leopold Neville: Gresby Nash
Valentin Manoff: Ebe Slevwright

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