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The Strange Affair of Adelaide Harris
(1979)

TV Mini Series

Country: UK

Genre: Black Comedy

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Synopsis

A rarity in children's entertainment a black comedy. Harris (Jim Harris) enlists the aid of his best friend Bostock (Matthew Beamish) in his plan to expose his baby sister, Adelaide, on a hillside, convinced that, if he does so, a vixen "with full dugs" will spontaneously emerge from a nearby forest and nurse the child as its own. Unfortunately, a courting couple come across the baby, and adopt it, whilst Harris tries to cover his tracks by replacing the baby he's stolen with a foundling, to be passed off as a "gypsy changeling"...

Notes

  • Based on the 1972 novel of the same name by Leon Garfield
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Cast

  • Jim Harris
    (Harris)
  • Matthew Beamish
    (Bostock)
  • Timothy Davies
    (Mr. Brett)
  • Derek Francis
    (Dr. Bunnion)
  • Jean Harvey
    (Mrs. Bunnion)
  • Amanda Kirby
    (Tizzy Alexander)
  • Christian Bullock
    (Sorley)
  • Guy Hewitt
    (Schoolboy)
  • Adam Stafford
    (Boy in churchyard)
  • Gorden Kaye
    (Adam Alexander)

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