1 9 6 9 (UK)
3 x 25 minute episodes
Matt (Stephen Shipp), Sidney (Norman Sweeney) and Henry (Stephen Brassett) – a gang of children living in Dove Square in contemporary London – have secrets and a secret hiding place but uncover plans that could jeopardise the upcoming St George’s Day service at the local Church of St George Without.
The gang do good and the Bishop (John Woodnutt) arrives gratefully when the service goes ahead as planned.
Based on a novel by Janet McNeill, the three-part BBC serial aired on Monday afternoons in December 1969 and was shown again in 1971.
Brigid Erin Bates