Joan Aiken - Black Hearts In Battersea

Episodes

SeriesEpisodeRepeatedComments
AD0120091223 (BBC7)
20140911 (BBC7)

By Joan Aiken, dramatised by Lin Coghlan

Part One (of two)

A dramatisation of Joan Aiken's classic children's adventure. Young Simon comes to 18th century London to study painting - and finds himself caught up in wicked Hanoverian plots to overthrow the king.

SIMON - Joe Dempsie

DIDO - Nicola Miles-Wildin

SOPHIE - Emerald O'Hanrahan

DUKE - John Rowe

DUCHESS - Sheila Reid

COBBE - Ben Crowe

MRS COBBE - Annabelle Dowler

MR TWITE - Rhys Jennings

MRS TWITE - Tessa Nicholson

JUSTIN - Sam Pamphilon

BUCKLE - Nigel Hastings

DR FURNEAUX - Bruce Alexander

GUS - Joseph Cohen Cole

JABWING - Piers Wehner

WOMAN - Kate Layden

Directed by Marc Beeby.

AD0120091223 (BBC7)
20140911 (BBC7)

Simon comes to London and gets caught up in wicked Hanoverian plots to overthrow the King.

AD0120091223 (BBC7)
20140912 (BBC7)

Simon comes to London and gets caught up in wicked Hanoverian plots to overthrow the King.

AD02 LAST20091224 (BBC7)
20140912 (BBC7)

By Joan Aiken, dramatised by Lin Coghlan

Part Two (of two)

To save the King from Hanoverian plotters Simon and Sophie must first suffer shipwreck, attacks by wolves and a narrow escape from an exploding castle in hot air balloon.

SIMON - Joe Dempsie

DIDO - Nicola Miles-Wildin

SOPHIE - Emerald O'Hanrahan

DUKE - John Rowe

DUCHESS - Sheila Reid

COBBE - Ben Crowe

MRS COBBE - Annabelle Dowler

MR TWITE - Rhys Jennings

MRS TWITE - Tessa Nicholson

JUSTIN - Sam Pamphilon

BUCKLE - Nigel Hastings

DR FURNEAUX - Bruce Alexander

DR FIELD - Ewan Hooper

MRS BUCKLE - Kate Layden

MOGG - John Biggins

GUS - Joseph Cohen Cole

JABWING - Piers Wehner

Directed by Marc Beeby.

AD02 LAST20091224 (BBC7)
20140912 (BBC7)

To save the King, Simon and Sophie must suffer shipwreck, wolves and a balloon escape.

AD02 LAST20091224 (BBC7)
20140913 (BBC7)

To save the King, Simon and Sophie must suffer shipwreck, wolves and a balloon escape.