1 9 8 0 (UK)
6 x 25 minute episodes
This six-part series for children from London Weekend Television was based on a prize-winning novel by Eric Allen.
Ben (Bobby Collins), Goggles (Nigel Hayward), Etty (Indra Ové, daughter of director Horace Ové), Froggy (Peter Harrison) and Duke (Ian Roberts) live in council flats in the London suburb of Pimlico and use the solitary tree in a local estate playground as a meeting point.
The tree means a great deal to the youngsters and when its existence is threatened, the children embark on a series of adventures in order to save it.