The Borrowers

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The Borrowers was based on a novel by Mary Norton. The story focuses upon the Clock family; a family of tiny people who "borrow" items from humans.

The Borrowers was first shown in the UK in 1992 and was shown on the BBC. It starred Ian Holm as the head of the family (Pod Clock). In 1997 a theatrical movie adaptation was created starring John Goodman as an evil lawyer, Jim Broadbent as the head of the Borrowers family and Celia Imrie as his wife.

Credits

  • Director: John Henderson
  • Writers: Richard Carpenter and Mary Norton (original novel)

Cast

(1993 version)
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Humans

  • George- Paul Cross- The human boy whom Arrietty befriends. He assists the Clock family in their adventures to find a new home
  • Mrs. Driver- Sian Phillips- The housekeeper/ cook whom George does not get along with
  • Crampfurl- David Ryall- Gardener


Merchandise

DVD

The Borrowers
(Series One + Series Two)
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The Borrowers
(Series One)
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The Return of The Borrowers
(Series Two)
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