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Duration: 1 hour, 32 minutes

Whimsical drama based on the life of early 20th-century children's author Beatrix Potter, creator of Peter Rabbit.

As a young woman, Potter rails against her wealthy parents' wishes for her to marry and settle down. Instead, she continues to write about and draw the animals she has adored since childhood. Her early attempts to find a publisher for her children's stories are unsuccessful, but an offer from a small firm to print her books will turn her into a literary phenomenon - and lead to a meeting that will change her life.

Last on

Thu 30 May 2013 21:00 BBC Four

Credits

Beatrix Potter
Renee Zellweger
Norman Warne
Ewan McGregor
Millie Warne
Emily Watson
Rupert Potter
Bill Paterson
Helen Potter
Barbara Flynn
Director
Chris Noonan
Actor
Matyelok Gibbs

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