U certificateFive Children and It is a Film programme that first aired in 2004 and has been classified a U certificate.

Five Children and It is a 3 star programme

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Five Children and It (2004)

Directed by
John Stephenson

John Stephenson's family adventure is based on the classic children's novel by E Nesbit.

The First World War is underway and five London kids are packed off to the seaside when their father is dispatched to engage in the hostilities across the Channel.

Once at the coast, the siblings lodge with their mildly eccentric uncle Albert at his rambling mansion, where they delight in breaking his various house rules. Then, one day, while at the beach, they find an odd creature called It. They soon discover their strange new friend is a sand fairy who possesses magical powers, which the children aren't slow to take advantage of - with varying degrees of success.

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Also known as "5 Children And It"

Genre: Film

Running Time: 86 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 2004

Rating:
3/5 Stars

Classification: U Certificate

Production Country: UK/USA

Filmed in Colour

When is Five Children and It next on TV?

It's next showing on Channel 5 December 23rd, 3:45pm and on Channel 5 Plus 1 (Freeview) December 23rd, 4:45pm. See more...

Cast

Image for Kenneth BranaghKenneth Branagh...Uncle Albert
Image for Zoë WanamakerZoë Wanamaker...Martha
Image for Freddie HighmoreFreddie Highmore...Robert
Jonathan Bailey...Cyril
Jessica Claridge...Anthea
Poppy Rogers...Jane
Image for Tara FitzgeraldTara Fitzgerald...Mother
Alex Jennings...Father
John Sessions...Peasemarsh
Image for Norman WisdomNorman Wisdom...Nesbitt
Duncan Preston...Peasemarsh
Poppy Claridge
Image for Eddie IzzardEddie Izzard...Psammead
Alec Muggleton...Lamb
Zak Muggleton...Lamb
Alexander Pownall...Horace