I've got this on video (having taped it when it first aired) and its great. It's a 'budget' show in once sense, very little scenery. But scenery isn't needed. Jim Dale as the soldier narrates the tale, he is saved by the Witch (Gloria Grahame) and sent to Freddie Jones' castle. He's been reduced to penury because he has to keep buying new shoes for his daughters every day. We see three dances (a ballet company provides the princesses and their dancing partners) - one a ballet, then a 1920s jazz dance, then a 1970s techno dance.
Jim Dale is one of my favorite actors and he does a great job. Freddie Jones and Peter Butterworth are also very amusing. The princesses don't act, they just dance, and rather well.
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