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Beatrix Potter (1866–1943)

Beatrix Potter was an English writer, illustrator, mycologist and conservationist. She is famous for writing children's books with animal characters such as The Tale of Peter Rabbit. Potter was born in Kensington, London. Her family was quite rich. She was educated by governesses. She did not have many friends, but she had many pets, including ... See full bio »

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 2018 Peter Rabbit (based on the books by) (post-production)
 1992-1995 The World of Peter Rabbit and Friends (TV Series) (stories - 9 episodes)
- The Tale of Mr. Tod (1995) ... (stories)
- The Tale of Pigling Bland (1994) ... (stories)
- The Tailor of Gloucester (1993) ... (stories)
 1995 The New Adventures of Peter Rabbit (Video) (book "The Tale of Peter Rabbit")
 1991 The Tale of Peter Rabbit (TV Movie) (book)
 1989 The Tailor of Gloucester (TV Movie) (story)
 1971 Tales of Beatrix Potter (stories)
 1966-1967 Jackanory (TV Series) (story - 9 episodes)
- The Tale of Jemima Puddleduck (1967) ... (story)
- The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse (1967) ... (story)
- The Tale of Samuel Whiskers (1967) ... (story)
- The Tale of Benjamin Bunny (1967) ... (story)
- The Tailor of Gloucester (1967) ... (story)
 1962 Small Time (TV Series) (book - 1 episode)
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 1969 Jackanory (TV Series) (illustrator - 5 episodes)
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 2016 Beatrix Potter with Patricia Routledge (TV Movie documentary)

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Her biography, "Beatrix," was adapted by Patrick Garland and Taylor in a Chichester Festival Production at the Minerva Studio Theatre in Chichester, West Sussex, England with Patricia Routledge in the cast. Patrick Garland was director.

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1 Biographical Movie | 4 Portrayals | 1 Article | See more »


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"The Tale of Peter Rabbit" sold more than 50,000 copies by 1903; she used her earnings to purchase a field in Near Sawrey, Cumbria, England. See more »

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