The Famous Five (1995) TV Series poster and book cover compared.

The Famous Five

Michael Kerrigan, Andrew Morgan, Tony Kysh, Tim Leandro, John Gorrie, 1995

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Five on a Treasure Island
Enid Blyton, 1942

The Famous Five is a TV series directed by Michael Kerrigan, Andrew Morgan, Tony Kysh, Tim Leandro, John Gorrie and Tim Dowd in 1995 and based on the book Five on a Treasure Island by Enid Blyton, first published in 1942. The TV series features Jemima Rooper, Marco Williamson, Paul Child, Laura Petela, Connal, Elsie Kelly, and others.

What users say

“The TV series is better than the book”

But the book is worth reading.

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RATING

7.3

/ 10

TV Series Poster: The Famous Five (Michael Kerrigan, Andrew Morgan, Tony Kysh, Tim Leandro, John Gorrie, 1995)

8.2

/ 10

Book Cover: Five on a Treasure Island (Enid Blyton, 1942)

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of Five on a Treasure Island, the 1942 book by Enid Blyton.

Five on a Treasure Island

Read by: Jan Francis

Storyline

Cousins Julian, Dick, Anne, and tomboy Georgina come together to explore enigmatic occurrences when they relocate to a new country, ultimately foiling a notorious drug smuggling scheme with the assistance of their dog Timmy.

Movie vs Book

Poster of The Famous Five, the 1995 TV series by Michael Kerrigan, Andrew Morgan and Tony Kysh

Year

1995

Minutes

25

Movie Rate

7.30

Source: IMDb

Cover of Five on a Treasure Island, the 1942 book by Enid Blyton

Year

1942

Pages

256

Book Rate

8.22

S: Goodreads

Book

Five on a Treasure Island

Country: UK

First published in: 1942

Length: 256 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Other screen adaptations of the book

TV Series poster
The Famous Five (1978-1979)
TV Series by James Gatward, Peter Duffell, Sidney Hayers
TV Series poster
The Famous Five (2024)
TV Series by Nicolas Winding Refn

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Which is better?

Poster of The Famous Five, the 1995 TV series by Michael Kerrigan, Andrew Morgan and Tony Kysh

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TV series

IS IT WORTH WATCHING?

Poster of The Famous Five, the 1995 TV series by Michael Kerrigan, Andrew Morgan and Tony Kysh

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18% No

9 votes

2 votes

book

IS IT WORTH READING?

Cover of Five on a Treasure Island, the 1942 book by Enid Blyton

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27% No

8 votes

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