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The Return of the Borrowers - Netflix

By: Editor On: Tue 18 June 2019
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The borrowers leave there new home and find a model village just the right size for them. They find George but the village's owner also finds out about the borrowers.

Type: Scripted

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 1993-11-14

The Return of the Borrowers - Penelope Wilton - Netflix

Dame Penelope Alice Wilton (born 3 June 1946) is an English actress. She is known for starring opposite Richard Briers in the BBC sitcom Ever Decreasing Circles (1984–89); playing Homily in The Borrowers (1992) and The Return of the Borrowers (1993); and for her role as the widowed Isobel Crawley in the ITV drama Downton Abbey (2010–15). She also played the recurring role of Harriet Jones in Doctor Who (2005–08). Wilton has had an extensive career on stage, receiving six Olivier Award nominations. She was nominated for Man and Superman (1981), The Secret Rapture (1988), The Deep Blue Sea (1994), John Gabriel Borkman (2008) and The Chalk Garden (2009), before winning the 2015 Olivier Award for Best Actress for Taken at Midnight. Her film appearances include Clockwise (1986), Cry Freedom (1987), Calendar Girls (2003), Shaun of the Dead (2004), Match Point (2005), Pride & Prejudice (2005), The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2012), The Girl (2012) and The BFG (2016).

The Return of the Borrowers - Personal life - Netflix

Between 1975 and 1984, Wilton was married to the actor Daniel Massey. They had a daughter, Alice, born in 1977. Before this, they had had a stillborn child, a son. In 1991, Wilton married Ian Holm. In 1992 they appeared together as Pod and Homily in the BBC's adaptation of The Borrowers. A year later, the appeared together in a follow-up The Return of the Borrowers. In 1998, Ian Holm was knighted and Wilton became Lady Holm. They divorced in 2001.

The Return of the Borrowers - References - Netflix


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