Young Dora is sent to stay with her uncle on his farm in rural England while her parents travel overseas for a year. Seeing as she has a love for horses, her uncle suggests she visit ... See full summary »

Creator:

Reviews

Episodes

Seasons


Years



3   2   1  
1973   1972   1971  
1 win. See more awards »

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Gillian Blake ...
 Dora (39 episodes, 1971-1973)
Steve Hodson ...
 Steve (39 episodes, 1971-1973)
Arthur English ...
 Slugger (39 episodes, 1971-1973)
...
 Ron Stryker (39 episodes, 1971-1973)
...
 The Colonel (39 episodes, 1971-1973)
Edit

Storyline

Young Dora is sent to stay with her uncle on his farm in rural England while her parents travel overseas for a year. Seeing as she has a love for horses, her uncle suggests she visit Follyfoot Farm, which is a part of his estate that looks after unwanted and unloved horses. It is only here that Dora feels truly happy, but what will happen when her parents return? Written by Kevin Steinhauer <K.Steinhauer@BoM.GOV.AU>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

horse | family relationships | See All (2) »

Genres:

Family | Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

28 June 1971 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Die Follyfoot Farm  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(39 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

According to Monica Dickens' autobiography "An Open Book", actor James Bolam who was a keen horseman brought her novel "Cobbler's Dream" to the attention of Yorkshire Television, leading to the TV series "Follyfoot". See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Trip: Holbeck Ghyll (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

The Lightning Tree
Written by Francis Essex (as Steven Francis)
Performed by The Settlers
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

The Lightning Tree
4 May 2001 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Forget the show, which never grabbed me as a kid, but that theme tune. The haunting sounds of folkies The Settlers singing The Lightning Tree (a symbol of the show) is my favourite TV theme. It took me ages to find the record, but since I did it's never been off my turntable. Time someone sampled it really - I put it on a tape and brought it into work and everyone was entranced by it. Best theme tune of all time? You decide.


4 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
crystal bay ridoutshe
one of the songs ? Angelsoul
Info Needed Tallullah
Follyfoot Campaign nik_fatw
great show johndeansmarshallcgli200
FOLLYFOOT::DVD OUT :13th AUG 07 johndeansmarshallcgli200
Discuss Follyfoot (1971) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page