The Famous Five (1978–1979)
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Five Have a Wonderful Time 

The gang are having a well earned caravan break when they spot missing top scientist professor Kane at the window of a nearby castle. After a failed rescue attempt it's left to Anne to save the day.


Sidney Hayers


Enid Blyton (based on the book by), Richard Sparks (adapted by)




Episode complete credited cast:
Marcus Harris Marcus Harris ... Julian
Gary Russell Gary Russell ... Dick
Jennifer Thanisch Jennifer Thanisch ... Anne
Michele Galagher Michele Galagher ... George
Toddy Toddy ... Timmy the Dog
Michael Hinz ... Quentin Kirrin
Susanna Best Susanna Best ... Fanny Kirrin (as Sue Best)
Leon Eagles ... Terry-Kane
Stephen Greif ... Pottersham (as Stephen Grief)
Leslie Schofield ... Bufflo
Chubby Oates ... Alfredo (as Chubby Oats)
Rita Webb Rita Webb ... Mrs. Alfredo


The children take a well earned break from camping every week and decide to stay in caravans. They soon spot missing top scientist Professor Kane at the window of a nearby castle. A rescue attempt goes wrong and Julian, Dick and George are captured. With the help of some local gypsies it's Anne's day to shine. Good for Anne, never underestimate a resourceful young lady who can both cook sausages and swing a hockey stick.

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Release Date:

31 December 1978 (UK) See more »

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Portman Productions See more »
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