A Bunch of Fives

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A Bunch of Fives
Created by Colin Rogers
Starring

Lesley Manville
Jamie Foreman


Gary Oldman
Country of origin United Kingdom
No. of episodes 14
Production
Camera setup Multiple camera (1977–78)
Running time 25 minutes
Release
Original network ITV
Original release 18 May 1977 (1977-05-18) – 24 May 1978 (1978-05-24)

A Bunch of Fives is an English children’s television show broadcast in the 1970s on ITV.[1] A precursor of Grange Hill,[2] it starred Lesley Manville and Jamie Foreman as Fifth formers who start a school newspaper. The show spawned one paperback tie-in.[3]

The series was released on DVD by Network DVD in May 2010.[4]

References and notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Bunch of Fives: Cast Information" Archived 3 January 2009 at the Wayback Machine. FanDango.com (Retrieved: 6 September 2009)
  2. ^ "Children's TV Drama" ScreenOnline.org.uk (Retrieved: 6 September 2009)
  3. ^ Rogers, Colin; "A Bunch of Fives"; Arrow Books, London, 15 May 1978; ISBN 0-09-917380-8
  4. ^ http://www.networkdvd.net/product_info.php?products_id=1144

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