This is the only adaptation I have ever seen of Susan Coolidge's WHAT KATY DID and WHAT KATY DID AT SCHOOL. Katy is the eldest of the six Carr children, who have been cared for by their strict Aunt Izzie since their mother died. Their father is a doctor. Like most girls her age, Katy has grand plans for the future which are seemingly thwarted when she falls out of a swing and injures her spine. In the second half of the series, Katy and her sister Clover go to a girls' boarding school along with their insufferable cousin Lily. It's there Katy and Clover befriend the mischievous Rose Red.
Like many of these BBC productions, it is workmanlike and quite suitable for all ages. There was a movie made later with Megan Follows in the Cousin Helen role, but I hear it veered wildly from the book. I prefer a more faithful adaptation even if it is stodgy.
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