Tag: James Gatward

Five Run Away Together

The Famous Five: Five Run Away Together

dir. James Gatward; adapted by Gail Renard (ITV, 1979)

Five Run Away Together (1979)

The character interactions are stilted and the story is heavily abridged. However, this is the one episode of the 1970s Famous Five adaptation worth sitting through—for Patrick Troughton’s comparative masterclass as the understated yet commanding, henpecked yet still villainous Mr Stick.