Shadows – The Complete Third Series DVD (1975-78)
Atmospheric, superbly scripted and filled with the unexpected, this remarkable anthology series offers spine-tingling psychological and supernatural tales for younger viewers. Strongly remembered to this day, Shadows is one of the quintessential children’s drama series of the 1970s.
Producer Pamela Lonsdale, renowned for many landmark children’s series, assembled an outstanding team of writers for this third series, including Fay Weldon and Joan Aiken, and Liverpool Poet Brian Patten; performers include Joan Greenwood, Clive Swift, Bryan Pringle, Ronald Hines and June Brown.
This series also includes The Boy Merlin, the screenplay that was developed into the memorable children’s series of 1979.