One of the most recognised storytellers of all time, Enid Blyton’s charming characters and classic tales have enchanted countless generations of children all over the world for almost 80 years. Having sold over 500 million books in 40 countries, this one-off drama follows the woman behind the enduring and compelling stories such as the beloved Famous Five, Secret Seven, Malory Towers and Noddy series. Key cast includes acclaimed actress Helena Bonham Carter (Harry Potter, Sweeney Todd) and Matthew Macfadyen (Frost/Nixon, Little Dorrit) as Hugh Pollock, Blyton’s publisher and first husband, and father of her two daughters Gillian and Imogen. Denis Lawson (Bleak House) plays Kenneth Darrell Waters, a London surgeon who becomes Blyton’s second husband following her divorce from Pollock.
STARRING: Helena Bonham Carter, Matthew Macfadyen, Denis Lawson
WRITER: Lindsay Shapero
DIRECTOR: James Hawes
PRODUCER: Lee Morris
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Sally Woodward Gentle