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011999122720100823 (BBC7)
20110221 (BBC7)

Eccentric explorer Gum collects fossils on his travels - and three orphans whose names begin with 'P'.

Read by Harriet Walter.

Eccentric explorer Gum collects fossils - and three orphans whose names begin with 'P'.

By Noel Streatfeild, adapted in five parts by Ellen Dryden.

Great Uncle Matthew is always bringing Sylvia strange and exotic finds from his archaeological expeditions, but nobody could ever have expected that he would send her not one but three babies.

With Rosemary Leach, Alexandra Mathie and John Ringham.

Director: Don Taylor

011999122720100823 (BBC7)
20110221 (BBC7)

Eccentric explorer Gum collects fossils on his travels - and three orphans whose names begin with 'P'.

Read by Harriet Walter.

Eccentric explorer Gum collects fossils - and three orphans whose names begin with 'P'.

By Noel Streatfeild, adapted in five parts by Ellen Dryden.

Great Uncle Matthew is always bringing Sylvia strange and exotic finds from his archaeological expeditions, but nobody could ever have expected that he would send her not one but three babies.

With Rosemary Leach, Alexandra Mathie and John Ringham.

Director: Don Taylor

021999122820100823 (BBC7)
20110221 (BBC7)

Explorer Gum's money runs out, but being resourceful lets the three orphans further their education.

Read by Harriet Walter.

Gum's money runs out, but being resourceful lets the three orphans further their education

Gum's money runs out but resourcefulness allows the orphans to further their education.

Gum's money runs out but resourcefulness allows the three orphans to further their education.

By Noel Streatfeild, adapted in five parts by Ellen Dryden.

2: The three Fossil children are having trouble living up to their vow to make their name famous, especially as the money for an education cannot be found.

Then help comes from an unexpected source.

With Rosemary Leach, Alexandra Mathie and Victoria Shalet.

Director: Don Taylor

021999122820100823 (BBC7)
20110221 (BBC7)

Explorer Gum's money runs out, but being resourceful lets the three orphans further their education.

Read by Harriet Walter.

Gum's money runs out, but being resourceful lets the three orphans further their education

Gum's money runs out but resourcefulness allows the orphans to further their education.

Gum's money runs out but resourcefulness allows the three orphans to further their education.

By Noel Streatfeild, adapted in five parts by Ellen Dryden.

2: The three Fossil children are having trouble living up to their vow to make their name famous, especially as the money for an education cannot be found.

Then help comes from an unexpected source.

With Rosemary Leach, Alexandra Mathie and Victoria Shalet.

Director: Don Taylor

031999122920100824 (BBC7)
20110222 (BBC7)

With money tight, the three orphans are educated at home and begin to develop their natural skills.

Read by Harriet Walter.

The three orphans are educated at home and begin to develop their natural skills.

By Noel Streatfeild, adapted in five parts by Ellen Dryden.

3: Pauline, Petrova and Posy are now enrolled at the Children's Academy of Dancing.

Pauline and Posy adore the school, but Petrova is less happy, especially when she is given an acting role she cannot possibly play.

With Rosemary Leach, Alexandra Mathie and Victoria Shalet.

Director: Don Taylor

031999122920100824 (BBC7)
20110222 (BBC7)

With money tight, the three orphans are educated at home and begin to develop their natural skills.

Read by Harriet Walter.

The three orphans are educated at home and begin to develop their natural skills.

By Noel Streatfeild, adapted in five parts by Ellen Dryden.

3: Pauline, Petrova and Posy are now enrolled at the Children's Academy of Dancing.

Pauline and Posy adore the school, but Petrova is less happy, especially when she is given an acting role she cannot possibly play.

With Rosemary Leach, Alexandra Mathie and Victoria Shalet.

Director: Don Taylor

041999123020100824 (BBC7)
20110222 (BBC7)

Pauline's dream of becoming a star comes true as she makes her stage debut.

But what about Petrova? Read by Harriet Walter.

Pauline's dreams come true as she makes her stage debut.

But what about Petrova?

By Noel Streatfeild, adapted in five parts by Ellen Dryden.

4: Pauline's licence has arrived, and she is finally old enough to be engaged as a professional actress.

But her first audition makes it clear that she is by no means the academy's most talented student.

With Rosemary Leach, Alexandra Mathie and Victoria Shalet.

Director: Don Taylor

041999123020100824 (BBC7)
20110222 (BBC7)

Pauline's dream of becoming a star comes true as she makes her stage debut.

But what about Petrova? Read by Harriet Walter.

Pauline's dreams come true as she makes her stage debut.

But what about Petrova?

By Noel Streatfeild, adapted in five parts by Ellen Dryden.

4: Pauline's licence has arrived, and she is finally old enough to be engaged as a professional actress.

But her first audition makes it clear that she is by no means the academy's most talented student.

With Rosemary Leach, Alexandra Mathie and Victoria Shalet.

Director: Don Taylor

051999123120100825 (BBC7)
20110223 (BBC7)

Petrova's automotive dream comes true whilst Pauline attends her first audition, for the role of Alice.

Read by Harriet Walter.

Petrova's automotive dream comes true whilst Pauline attends her first audition.

By Noel Streatfeild, adapted in five parts by Ellen Dryden.

5: Pauline's career continues to flourish, and she is now joined at auditions by the reluctant Petrova.

Posy is offered the opportunity of a lifetime, but will she be able to take it? With Rosemary Leach, Alexandra Mathie and Victoria Shalet.

Director: Don Taylor

051999123120100825 (BBC7)
20110223 (BBC7)

Petrova's automotive dream comes true whilst Pauline attends her first audition, for the role of Alice.

Read by Harriet Walter.

Petrova's automotive dream comes true whilst Pauline attends her first audition.

By Noel Streatfeild, adapted in five parts by Ellen Dryden.

5: Pauline's career continues to flourish, and she is now joined at auditions by the reluctant Petrova.

Posy is offered the opportunity of a lifetime, but will she be able to take it? With Rosemary Leach, Alexandra Mathie and Victoria Shalet.

Director: Don Taylor

062000010720100825 (BBC7)
20110223 (BBC7)

Pauline's big break sparks a change in her manner - but she's soon taught a harsh lesson in life.

Read by Harriet Walter.

Pauline's big break sparks a change in her manner - but she's soon taught a harsh lesson.

Pauline gets her big break but, with her changed manner, is taught a harsh life lesson.

Pauline gets her big break but, with the resulting change in her manner, is taught a harsh life lesson.

062000010720100825 (BBC7)
20110223 (BBC7)

Pauline's big break sparks a change in her manner - but she's soon taught a harsh lesson in life.

Read by Harriet Walter.

Pauline's big break sparks a change in her manner - but she's soon taught a harsh lesson.

Pauline gets her big break but, with her changed manner, is taught a harsh life lesson.

Pauline gets her big break but, with the resulting change in her manner, is taught a harsh life lesson.

072000011420100826 (BBC7)
20110224 (BBC7)

As Petrova becomes enchanted by aeroplanes, both she and Pauline get to share the limelight.

Read by Harriet Walter.

As Petrova becomes enchanted by aeroplanes, she and Pauline get to share the limelight.

Petrova becomes enchanted by aeroplanes, but she and Pauline get to share the limelight.

Petrova becomes enchanted by aeroplanes but then both she and Pauline get to share the limelight.

072000011420100826 (BBC7)
20110224 (BBC7)

As Petrova becomes enchanted by aeroplanes, both she and Pauline get to share the limelight.

Read by Harriet Walter.

As Petrova becomes enchanted by aeroplanes, she and Pauline get to share the limelight.

Petrova becomes enchanted by aeroplanes, but she and Pauline get to share the limelight.

Petrova becomes enchanted by aeroplanes but then both she and Pauline get to share the limelight.

082000012120100826 (BBC7)
20110224 (BBC7)

Petrova and her sister prepare for their next stage production but for Pauline, the big screen beckons.

Read by Harriet Walter.

Petrova and her sister prepare for their next stage production.

082000012120100826 (BBC7)
20110224 (BBC7)

Petrova and her sister prepare for their next stage production but for Pauline, the big screen beckons.

Read by Harriet Walter.

Petrova and her sister prepare for their next stage production.

092000012820100827 (BBC7)
20110225 (BBC7)

Pauline finishes filming her first movie whilst Posy finds difficulty in adjusting to Madam's absence.

Read by Harriet Walter.

Pauline finishes her first movie, whilst Posy has difficulty adjusting to Madam's absence.

092000012820100827 (BBC7)
20110225 (BBC7)

Pauline finishes filming her first movie whilst Posy finds difficulty in adjusting to Madam's absence.

Read by Harriet Walter.

Pauline finishes her first movie, whilst Posy has difficulty adjusting to Madam's absence.

10 LAST2000020420100827 (BBC7)
20110225 (BBC7)

The time has come for the orphans to go their separate ways, just as their beloved Gum returns.

Read by Harriet Walter.

It is time for the orphans to go their separate ways, just as their beloved Gum returns.

10 LAST2000020420100827 (BBC7)
20110225 (BBC7)

The time has come for the orphans to go their separate ways, just as their beloved Gum returns.

Read by Harriet Walter.

It is time for the orphans to go their separate ways, just as their beloved Gum returns.