The Box of Delights (1984– )

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1984  
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Devin Stanfield ...
 Kay Harker (6 episodes, 1984)
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 Abner Brown (6 episodes, 1984)
Geoffrey Larder ...
 Foxy Faced Charles (6 episodes, 1984)
Jonathan Stephens ...
 Chubby Joe (6 episodes, 1984)
Heidi Burton ...
 Jemima (6 episodes, 1984)
Joanna Dukes ...
 Maria (6 episodes, 1984)
Flora Page ...
 Susan (6 episodes, 1984)
James Grout ...
 Inspector (5 episodes, 1984)
Carol Frazer ...
 Caroline Louisa (5 episodes, 1984)
Crispin Mair ...
 Peter (5 episodes, 1984)
Glyn Baker ...
 Herne the Hunter (5 episodes, 1984)
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 Sylvia Daisy Pouncer (4 episodes, 1984)
John Horsley ...
 Bishop of Tatchester (4 episodes, 1984)
Helen Fraser ...
 Ellen (4 episodes, 1984)
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 Cole Hawlings (3 episodes, 1984)
Anne Dyson ...
 The Old Lady (3 episodes, 1984)
Nick Berry ...
 Pirate Rat (3 episodes, 1984)
Stewart Harwood ...
 Pirate Rat (3 episodes, 1984)
Bill Wallis ...
 Rat (2 episodes, 1984)
Charles Pemberton ...
 Chief Constable (2 episodes, 1984)
Johnny Casino ...
 Old Jim (2 episodes, 1984)
Simon Barry ...
 Mouse (2 episodes, 1984)
Jason Kemp ...
 Waterfall Boy (2 episodes, 1984)
John Styles ...
 Puppeteer (2 episodes, 1984)
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Based on the classic children's novel by John Masefield, the story follows the exploits of a young boy, Kay Harker, who finds himself drawn into a world of magic and danger when he encounters an old Punch and Judy man. Written by <markh@centurione.com>

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1 November 1984 (UK)  »

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Although Abner Brown is the major antagonist and the leading character Kay Harker is in the same room with him on many occasions , the two of them do not exchange a single line of dialogue during the course of the entire series . See more »

Quotes

Abner Brown: [running his finger through the flame from a match] And as for that boy. What I won't do to that boy.
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3 October 2000 | by (Birmingham, England) – See all my reviews

The Box of Delights has been one of my favorites since it was first televised. At the time I was less than five years old... since then I have watched it at least once every year... it has never lost it's magic, and I am sure never will. The only worry I have is that the video tape may soon wear out!

If you get the opportunity watch it, it will be worth your while.


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