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The Princess and the Pea

A starry British cast breathes life into the fairytale favourite by Hans Christian Andersen.

Fairy tale 1979 8 mins Not rated

Director: Don Boyd


An impressive array of British thespians assemble for this lively retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's classic fairytale, in which an ever-so delicate princess proves her credentials by spending a sleepless night on top of a pea. Among the cast breathing new life into the tale are Roy Kinnear as the king and Charles Hawtrey as the jester - while Michael Horden provides dependable narration.