Quillow and the Giant (1961)

UK, 24 December 1961
videotape, black and white, 4:3
mono, English

A British fantasy television special.

Plot Summary

Quillow the toymaker is tasked with getting rid of the giant Hunder who is wreaking havoc for the villagers of Full Moon Street.


Produced by: Bryan Sears
Writen by: Biff McGuire
Based on the Book by: James Thurber
Music and Lyrics by: Ralph Blane, Wade Barnes
Music Arranged by: Ian Fraser, David Lindup
Orchestra Directed by: Phil Martell
Orchestra Leader: Alfred Sverdloff
Musical Associate: Kenny Clayton
Costumes by: Sheila Glassford
Make-up Supervised by: Ann Ferrigi
Settings Designed by: Tony Abbott
Musical Numbers Staged by: Harry Naughton

Jeanie Carson (Quillow)
Cardew Robinson
Dick Emery
Biff McGuire
Bowles Bevan, David Bowman, Francis Burgess, Harold Holmes, Jack Irons, Eddie Morgan, Fergus O’Kelly, John O’Sullivan, Peter Sugden, Ray Webb, Venon Williams (councilmen)
Mike Albrechtsen, Gillian Bowden, Elaine Carr, Ina Clare, Ann Edgar, Richard Garner, Sally Judd, Maggie Lee, Tony Manning, Terry Skelton, Pat Spencer, Jo Williamson (dancers)


Radio Times vol.153 no.1989 (23-29 December 1961) pp.12; 15 – illustrated article; credits