Billy Bunter of Greyfriars School by Frank Richards. Published by Charles Skilton September (Reprinted , and ). Illustrated by. It was only when I came to think about this idea of a book of a lifetime that I remembered Billy Bunter and how he has quietly stayed with me. At a time when young children were enthralled by Andy Pandy, their older siblings were tucking into the adventures of Billy Bunter of Greyfriars School.

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Manna rated it it was ok Jun 23, Use the HTML below. Other books in the series.

Billy Bunter of Greyfriars School by Frank Richards

Ziztine rated it it was amazing May 06, Known actors are listed for each series. Nov 12, Kavita rated it really liked it Shelves: Alejandro Teruel rated it liked it Sep 04, Altogether, he looked a rather unpleasant customer, and rather alarming to meet in a lonely, shaded spot. For some reason Quelch has described Bunter as poor in class, slack at games, untruthful, and a pilferer of tuck.

Raf de la Torre Mr. Edit Cast Series cast summary: Accordingly, its first producer was Joy Harrington, who had also produced an adaptation of Richmal Crompton ‘s Just William stories, and of Robert Louis Stevenson ‘s childrens’ novel Treasure Islandamong other children’s shows.


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Billy Bunter of Greyfriars School — 6. Bunter has the remainder of the term to make amends. And then he is not the protagonist – it is Billy. Open Preview See a Problem?

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Initially I was even reluctant to start the series given the premise. Be warned that they all are of very poor quality. Billy Bunter of Greyfair is the first book in the series – the third for me. A search on Google video should unearth them.

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A boyhood favorite, I find Bunter did not age well. Then we have the Bounder, the arrogant son of a rich man, who smokes, read pinks papers and breaks rule.

Be the first to ask a question about Billy Bunter of Greyfriars School. To ask other readers questions about Billy Bunter of Greyfriars Schoolplease sign up. Although they were credited on transmission under the traditional pen-name Frank Richardsthey were most likely written by producer Clive Parkhurst. Title Transmission date Repeated 1 The Siege If only the threat of ‘six of the best’ could be used today maybe we would have a more respectable society, ha, ha or for todays kids LOL I have a fourth print edition of this in hardback sadly without dust jacket but in good order and on in my collection.

A precursor to Enid Blyton’s five find-outers, Billy Bunters’s boarding school experience was light and funny, unlike the modern day Harry Potter.


A much simplified re-tread of a favourite Magnet tale fromwhere Bunter is snooping treacle in the middle of the night, in the dark bumps into the Fifth form master Mr. Of course there is also a series on Bessie Bunter, Billy’s sister, which would be of a female protagonist on similar lines.

Various funny goings on at a boarding school. Its unusual in that the main character is so awful.

Some of the things like ‘six of the best’ aka caning ought to have been shocking, but were merely amusing. Unfortunately, very little money was invested in permanent sets, and some of greyfrizrs characters were little more than ciphers, but they were popular. Billy Bunter of Greyfriars School — Although the shows were centred on the perfectly cast Gerald Campion in the tour de force role of Billy Bunter, he’s luckily maybe never intruded upon my imagination when reading any of the original stories.

There there is the Nabob of Banipur who has this funny idiomatic way of speaking that has the reader in schoo.

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