43 Years In The Third Form

A celebration of the great girls' comics from the 1950s to the 80s.

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01*20070723

In 1952, 12-year-old Elizabeth is trying to read Girl in the midst of family mayhem.

Eileen....Alison Pettitt

Elizabeth....Natalie Taylor

Will....Patrick Harper

Mrs Southgate....Jenny Lee

Voice of Girl....Stephen Critchlow

02*20070724

In1968, Elizabeth is taking her 12-year-old daughter Bee to an interview for a scholarship, if she can only persuade her to take her nose out of Bunty.

Elizabeth....Colleen Prendergast

Bee....Jenny Veal

Headmistress....Mia Soteriou

Voice of Bunty....Alexandra Knapp.

03*20070725

In 1976, Elizabeth's sister-in-law Mary is coping with a mass onset of puberty, helped only by the advice in Jackie.

Mary....Catherine Harvey

Linda....Georgina Osen

Mandy....Dani Acors

Kevin....Pax Baldwin

Pete....Johnny Weldon

Voice of Jackie....Jane Purcell.

04*20070726

On election night in 1979, Mary is out on a date.

Her twins Lily and Tam are scaring themselves silly with the stories in Misty.

Mary....Catherine Harvey

Lily....Alexandra Knapp

Tam....Margaux Stones

Voice of Misty....Mia Soteriou

05 LAST*20070727

In 2007, Elizabeth and her daughter and granddaughter are clearing out the old house.

12-year-old Lara, devotee of Sleb magazine and the mobile phone, discovers the vintage delights of Girl and Bunty.

Bee....Sharon Duce

Elizabeth....Jenny Lee

Lara....Saskia Strallen

Voice of Bunty....Alexandra Knapp.