Jackanory Playhouse (1972–1985)

The Magician's Heart 

A wicked magician goes to royal christenings giving unwanted presents like stupidity and ugliness, until the fairies decide to spoil his evil schemes.

Writers:

E. Nesbit (based on the story by), David Wade

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Joan Benham ... Fairy godmother
Peter Bennett Peter Bennett ... 2nd Courtier
Andrew Berezowski Andrew Berezowski ... Herald
Christopher Biggins ... Prince Arbuthnot
John Bryning John Bryning ... Herald
Aaron Burchell Aaron Burchell ... Taykin as a child
Beryl Cooke Beryl Cooke ... Fairy godmother
Anthony Dawes Anthony Dawes ... 1st Courtier
Maurice Denham ... The Magician
Roger Elliott Roger Elliott ... Prince Arbuthnot
Tricia George ... White fairy
Patricia Hayes Patricia Hayes ... Nurse
Vivien Heilbron Vivien Heilbron ... Princess Aura
Leslie Hull Leslie Hull ... Guard
Peter Jones ... Professor Taykin
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A wicked magician goes to royal christenings giving unwanted presents like stupidity and ugliness, until the fairies decide to spoil his evil schemes.

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Genres:

Drama | Family

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Release Date:

28 December 1973 (UK) See more »

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