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The Phoenix and the Carpet 

Four children discover a strange egg hidden in an old carpet from which hatches a talking phoenix. Further adventures are had when the carpet turns out to be magic.
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1977   1976  
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Series cast summary:
Jane Forster Jane Forster ...  Jane 8 episodes, 1976-1977
Max Harris Max Harris ...  Robert 8 episodes, 1976-1977
Tamzin Neville Tamzin Neville ...  Anthea 8 episodes, 1976-1977
Gary Russell Gary Russell ...  Cyril 8 episodes, 1976-1977
Richard Warner ...  The Phoenix 8 episodes, 1976-1977
Joe Barton Joe Barton ...  The Phoenix 8 episodes, 1976-1977
Daphne Neville Daphne Neville ...  Mother 5 episodes, 1976-1977
Edward Brooks ...  Father 4 episodes, 1976-1977
V.M. Hartman V.M. Hartman ...  The Lamb 3 episodes, 1977
Deddie Davies ...  Mrs. Wigson 3 episodes, 1977
Nigel Lambert Nigel Lambert ...  Rev. Septimus Blenkinsop 2 episodes, 1977
Hilary Mason ...  Mrs. Biddle 2 episodes, 1977
Trisha Mortimer Trisha Mortimer ...  Eliza 2 episodes, 1977
Susan Field ...  Cook 2 episodes, 1977
Bernard Holley ...  Burglar 2 episodes, 1977
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Four children discover a strange egg hidden in an old carpet from which hatches a talking phoenix. Further adventures are had when the carpet turns out to be magic.

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Just wonderful
14 July 2019 | by richardsprinceSee all my reviews

So the BBC have just released this wonderful gem. I remember watching this as a 7 year old every Sunday teatime back in 1976. I am some so glad it's finally been released on DvD. It's just a joy to watch. On episode 2 at the moment and the memories are flooding back.


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 December 1976 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Con la fenice sul tappeto magico See more »

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(6 episodes)

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Color
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