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The Prince and the Pauper: Complete Series BBC [DVD]

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Street urchin Tom Canty could be Prince Edward's identical twin brother. When they get mixed up, no one will believe their stories. Mark Twain's story of mistaken identities stars Nicholas Lyndhurst in both roles. First broadcast on the BBC in 1976.

The King of England is dying. The heir to the throne, Prince Edward, meets Tom Canty, a pauper's son, by chance. The two boys look exactly alike, and the Prince decides they will change places but only for one hour. Edward will get to live as an ordinary boy, and Tom will be able to enjoy the perks of royalty. But things don't quite go to plan.

This acclaimed six-part period drama was adapted by screenwriter Richard Harris whose credits include The Avengers, The Saint, The Sweeney and Shoestring.

Nominated for a Daytime Emmy in 1977 for Outstanding Children's Entertainment Series.

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  • Product dimensions ‏ : ‎ 19 x 14 x 1.8 cm; 40 Grams
  • Media Format ‏ : ‎ DVD
  • Subtitles: ‏ : ‎ English
  • Studio ‏ : ‎ Simply Media TV
  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B07NRF19HR
  • Number of discs ‏ : ‎ 1
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