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Jackanory [DVD]

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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

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  • Format: Box set, PAL
  • Region: Region 2 (This DVD may not be viewable outside Europe. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 4:3 - 1.33:1
  • Number of discs: 4
  • Classification: U
  • Studio: Acorn
  • DVD Release Date: 8 Jan 2007
  • Run Time: 260 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B000KP7N64
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 91,498 in DVD & Blu-ray (See Top 100 in DVD & Blu-ray)


Product Description

Box set featuring four different stories from the 'Jackanory' TV series. Connie Booth reads E.B. White's 'Charlotte's Web'; Jan Francis reads J.M. Barrie's 'Peter Pan'; Penelope Wilton reads Lewis Carroll's 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland'; and Peter Davison reads Carroll's 'Alice Through the Looking Glass'.

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good story-telling on video 8 Mar 2004
By Peter
Format:VHS Tape
This was my introduction into the classic Alice In Wonderland story. I must admit that when I first bought it I was expecting a film, not a narrated story accompanied with displays of pictures from a book. Not too bad though because Penelope Wilton conjures some extraordinary and expressive voices to emulate the characters in the story, and watching this video is like a schooldays gather-round-teacher storytime, which is quite good.
Probably one for the younger Alice In Wonderlanders this one, even though the actual story does have quite a complex, intellectual undertone, well summed up by the 1966 BBC film version of Lewis Carrol's classic tale (a must see). A good four stars from me.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars 8 July 2014
By Rachel
Format:VHS Tape|Verified Purchase
A blast from the past
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars 6 July 2014
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Enjoyed it.
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