Escape Into Night
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|Escape Into Night|
|Created by||Catherine Storr|
|Developed by||Ruth Boswell|
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|No. of series||1|
|No. of episodes||6|
|Running time||25 minutes|
|Production company(s)||ATV Midlands|
|Distributor||Granada International Media Limited|
|Original release||19 April –|
24 May 1972
The serial was an adaptation of Catherine Storr's novel Marianne Dreams, and deals with a young girl, Marianne, whose drawings become the basis for dreams, and how the dividing line between dreams and reality blurs. The novel was later adapted into a 1988 film, Paperhouse.
The series was made in colour, but the original colour masters are missing; only black-and-white telerecordings of the series exists. These surviving recordings were released in the UK on Region 2 by Network Distributing Ltd Home Entertainment in May 2009.
It was filmed at Barr Beacon, Aldridge.
|Mrs Austen||Sonia Graham|
|Miss Chesterfield||Patricia Maynard|
|Dr Burton||Edmund Pegge|