The Famous Five (1995 TV series)

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Famous Five
GenreAdventure, Children's
Written byEnid Blyton
StarringJemima Rooper
Paul Child
Marco Williamson
Laura Petela
Christopher Good
Mary Waterhouse
Theme music composerJoe Campbell
Paul Hart
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original language(s)English
No. of series2
No. of episodes26
Production
Producer(s)Peter Murphy
John Price
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running time25 minutes
Production company(s)Zenith North,
Tyne Tees Television,
HTV
Release
Original networkTyne Tees and HTV (1995)
Audio formatMono
Original release10 September 1995 –
16 February 1997
Chronology
Related showsThe Famous Five (1970s series)

The Famous Five is a British television series based on the children's book series of the same name by Enid Blyton. It was first broadcast on Tyne Tees Television and HTV from 10 September 1995 onwards, and on CITV (the children's strand of ITV) from 1 July 1996 onwards; there were two series between 1995 and 1997, produced by Zenith North and Tyne Tees in 26 twenty-five-minute episodes.

Cast[edit]

Episodes[edit]

First series[edit]

The first series was shown on HTV and Tyne Tees.[1][2]

  1. Five on a Treasure Island (part 1) (10 September 1995)
  2. Five on a Treasure Island (part 2) (17 September 1995)
  3. Five Get into Trouble (24 September 1995)
  4. Five Go Adventuring Again (1 October 1995)
  5. Five Fall into Adventure (8 October 1995)
  6. Five Go to Demon's Rocks (15 October 1995)
  7. Five on Kirrin Island Again (22 October 1995)
  8. Five on Finniston Farm (29 October 1995)
  9. Five Go Off to Camp (5 November 1995)
  10. Five Have Plenty of Fun (12 November 1995)
  11. Five on a Secret Trail (19 November 1995)
  12. Five Go to Smuggler's Top (part 1) (26 November 1995)
  13. Five Go to Smuggler's Top (part 2) (3 December 1995)

Second series[edit]

The second series was initially shown on HTV.

  1. Five Go Down to the Sea (part 1) (10 November 1996)
  2. Five Go Down to the Sea (part 2) (17 November 1996)
  3. Five Run Away Together (24 November 1996)
  4. Five Have a Mystery to Solve (1 December 1996)
  5. Five Go to Mystery Moor (8 December 1996)
  6. Five (Go) On a Hike Together (15 December 1996)
  7. Five Have a Wonderful Time (part 1) (5 January 1997)
  8. Five Have a Wonderful Time (part 2) (12 January 1997)
  9. Five Go Off in a Caravan (19 January 1997)
  10. Five Get into a Fix (26 January 1997)
  11. Five Are Together Again (2 February 1997)
  12. Five Go to Billycock Hill (part 1) (9 February 1997)
  13. Five Go to Billycock Hill (part 2) (16 February 1997)

References[edit]

  1. ^ enidblytonsociety.co.uk Forum about the series, with episode listing, provided by the Enid Blyton Society
  2. ^ http://ftvdb.bfi.org.uk/sift/series/24158 BFI Film & TV Database, incomplete listing that lists airings both on Tyne Tees and ITV

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