2007Ballet Shoes Parental guidance 6.7 Rotten Tomatoes - Fresh Created with Sketch. 100

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: movieUK

1975Ballet Shoes 8.2

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: seriesUK

1972Thursday's Child 6.9


30mActors: Gillian Bailey, Simon Gipps-Kent, David Tully, Clare WalkerLanguage: EnglishGenre: DramaFormat: seriesUK

1968The Growing Summer 0.0

Children's adventure series in which siblings (through a sudden change of circumstances) have to up sticks and go and live with a mad aunt in Ireland.

30mActors: Hoagy Davies, Laura Hartong, Zuleika Robson, Mark WardLanguage: EnglishGenre: FamilyFormat: seriesUK

1954Aunt Clara 7.1

A wealthy old man dies and leaves his holdings--including a brothel and a gambling den, racing greyhounds and a sleazy bar--to his eccentric Aunt Clara. Clara vows to "clean up" her new establishments, but complications ensue when she visits the crooked gambling den--just as it's being raided by the police.

84mDirector: Anthony KimminsWriter: Kenneth Horne (screenplay), Noel Streatfeild (novel)Actors: Ronald Shiner, Margaret Rutherford, A.E. Matthews, Fay ComptonLanguage: EnglishGenre: ComedyFormat: movieUK