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The Worst Witch - Series 1 & 2 - 4-DVD Set ( The W&hellip <b>DVD</b> ~ Emma Brown
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A True Classic, 28 Nov 2010
I loved the Worst Witch from the moment I first saw it at six and twelve years down the line, it still remains a brilliant programme and stands the test of time very well. The cast is really superb and all do justice to the characters - especially Kate Duchene as Miss Hardbroom. Veteran actress Una Stubbs is equally good as the eccentric Miss Bat. The first two series covered a mix of the books and original material (series 3 was purely original material) which works very well - the stories adapted from the novels are done so very faithfully and the original stories are imaginative and fit seamlessly into the series. Whether you grew up watching the Cackle's girls or are looking to discover… Read more
The Diary of Anne Frank - Complete BBC Series [DVD&hellip <b>DVD</b> ~ Ellie Kendrick
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A perfect adaption, 16 Aug 2010
I was nine when I first read the book, eleven when I visited the Anne Frank House, sixteen when the adaption aired and am nearly eighteen now. In all that time Anne's diary has remained one of my favourite books and I was more than impressed by the adaption.

The casting is absolutely inspired - everyone seems to suit the role they were given, especially Lesley Sharpe, who brings so much humour as Mrs Van Daan. One thing that did impress me was how the writers didn't portray Anne as a perfect angel, but as a proper teenager, which is not something that has been done in other films. The story immediately draws you in - when Anne, Edith and Otto are stopped by the man as they walk… Read more