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Animal Magic

Animal Magic (1962)

Animal Magic

Presented by the inimitable Johnny Morris, the man who not only spoke to the animals, but also for them, Animal Magic was a firm children's favourite on BBC television for no less than 21 years.

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Annie Oakley

Annie Oakley (1954)

Annie Oakley

Television's first Western heroine was played by Gail Davis and co-starred Brad Johnson as Deputy Sheriff Lofty Craig and Jimmy Hawkins, as Annie's brother, Tagg.

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Antony and Cleopatra

Antony and Cleopatra (1974)

Antony and Cleopatra

ATV's 3 hour presentation of arguably Shakespeare's most celebrated play, which emphasises the futility of the unworldly love of his seemingly perfect couple against the cold calculating worldly might of Octavius.

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Anzacs

Anzacs (1985)

Anzacs

5-part series following the lives of a group of young Australian men who enlist in the 8th Battalion of the First Australian Imperial Force in 1914.

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The Appleyards

The Appleyards (1952)

The Appleyards

Transmitted once a fortnight from 1952 in the Children's Television slot, The Appleyards is generally regarded as Britain's first television soap opera-even if it was made for kids.

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Arabian Knights

The Arabian Knights (1968)

Arabian Knights

Animated series of stories set round the ancient city of Baghdad which is under the rule of the evil Sultan Bakaar, who has usurped the throne from the rightful inheritance of the young Prince Turham

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