Helena to play Enid Blyton in TV dramaMarch 7th, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 07 (ANI): Hollywood actress Helena Bonham Carter has landed the role of renowned childrens book author Enid Blyton in major TV drama.
The BBC4 show will tell an interesting story of the author, who wrote acclaimed books like The Famous Five, The Secret Seven, Malory Towers and Noddy.
Its a long time since I have read such a well-written script with as complex and fascinating a character as Enid, the Sun quoted Helena as saying.
This is the first time that Enid Blytons life will be turned into a motion picture.
Its a long time since I have read such a well-written script with as complex and fascinating a character as Enid, BBC4 chief Richard Klein said.
The show, with Matthew Macfadyen as Enids first husband, is in production and will air this year. (ANI)
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