Synopsis: Adopted as babies by great uncle Matthew, Pauline, Petrova and Posy lead a sheltered life until the money runs out, and then everyone has to do something to make some more. But what can three small schoolgirls do to help?
Ballet Shoes: A Story of Three Children on the Stage is a children's novel by Noel Streatfeild, published by Dent in 1936. It was her first book for children, and was illustrated by the author's sister, Ruth Gervis. Diane Goode illustrated a 1991 edition published by Random House.from Wikipedia
|Garnie (Sylvia Brown)||Gum's great-niece|
|Winnifred||student at the academy, poor and plain|
|Madame Fidolia||Runs the Children's Academy of Dancing and Stage Training|
|Theo (Miss Theodora Dane)||Boarder and dance teacher at the Children's Academy of Classical Ballet|
|Dr Smith||Boarder and retired teacher of maths|
|Dr Jakes||Boarder and retired teacher of literature|
|Nana (Alice Gutheridge)||Sylvia's nurse|
|GUM (Great-Uncle Matthew Brown)|
The story of three orphan girls (Pauline, Petrova, and Posy), adopted by an eccentric explorer, Great Uncle Matthew, and his niece Sylvia, in 1930s London.
85mDirector: Sandra GoldbacherWriter: Noel Streatfeild (novel), Heidi Thomas (screenplay)Actors: Emilia Fox, Victoria Wood, Emma Watson, Yasmin PaigeLanguage: EnglishAwards: 2 wins & 1 nomination.Genre: Drama, FamilyFormat: movie
Pauline, Petrova, and Posy Fossil live with Sylvia Brown, their guardian. Money is tight and as the story opens, three boarders - a garage owner, a retired English professor, and a dance teacher - come to stay. Theo Dane, the dance teacher, has the girls accepted at her school by the formidable Madame, and the three go on the stage to help raise money. Each discovers her talents - Pauline as an actress, Petrova in fixing engines, and Posy as a dancer.
120mActors: Angela Thorne, Jane Slaughter, Elizabeth Morgan, Sarah PrinceLanguage: EnglishAwards: Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win.Genre: FamilyFormat: series
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