Set in post-World War II Britain, the show follows the adventures of 12-year-old Darrell Rivers.




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Series cast summary:
Ella Bright ...  Darrell Rivers 13 episodes, 2020
Zoey Siewert ...  Alicia Johns 13 episodes, 2020
Natasha Raphael ...  Irene 13 episodes, 2020
Sienna Arif Knights Sienna Arif Knights ...  Sally Hope 13 episodes, 2020
Beth Bradfield Beth Bradfield ...  Jean 13 episodes, 2020
Twinkle Jaiswal Twinkle Jaiswal ...  Katherine 13 episodes, 2020
Saskia Kemkers Saskia Kemkers ...  Emily 13 episodes, 2020
Imogen Lamb ...  Mary-Lou / ... 13 episodes, 2020
Imali Perera ...  Miss Potts 12 episodes, 2020
Danya Griver ...  Gwendoline Mary Lacey 13 episodes, 2020
Ashley McGuire ...  Matron 10 episodes, 2020
Jennifer Wigmore ...  Miss Grayling 7 episodes, 2020
Hannah Saxby ...  Pamela Worthington 7 episodes, 2020
Christine Horne ...  Margaret 6 episodes, 2020
Geneviève Beaudet ...  Mam'zelle Rougier / ... 6 episodes, 2020


Set in post-World War II Britain, the show follows the adventures of 12-year-old Darrell Rivers as she leaves home to attend an all-girls' boarding school and "explores a nostalgic world of midnight feasts, lacrosse, pranks, a mystery ghost and lasting friendships."

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Enid Blyton done well
30 August 2020 | by Pennsylvania-65000See all my reviews

I thought this was excellent, and a really good example of how to adapt a much-loved but dated original. Almost everything that happened in the book is preserved, and the Blytonian spirit of optimism is definitely there. But the writers have made some changes that actually improve on the original: focusing on the complicated relationship between impulsive tomboy Darrell and icy drama queen Gwen, working in hints of danger and darkness, and making the moral hinge on forgiveness and second chances.

Given that Enid Blyton was a slightly "problematic" author even at the time, it's a real achievement to make that source material work in 2020.

It is a slow burner - it takes a few episodes to get the hang of who's who and what's going on beneath the surface. But I recommend it for anyone willing to invest their time in the world that's been created, and hope they will get to make a second series.

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23 March 2020 (UK) See more »

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada See more »

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