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Premiere June 28, 1971
Finale September 15, 1973
Creator Monica Dickens (novel)
Network ITV
Style 60-minute drama adventure
Company Yorkshire Television
Seasons 3
Episodes 39
Origin UK

Follyfoot is a drama adventure that aired on ITV. It is the story of Follyfoot Farm, owned by the Colonel, it is a safe haven for horses who are too old or no longer wanted by their owners. When Dora is sent to live with the Colonel (her uncle), whilst her parents are overseas, she falls in love with the farm, and helps to run it, along with Steve, Slugger and Ron. Outside the farm, there is an old, nearly dead tree, which they christen The Lightning Tree, because it looks like forked lightning against the sky, this is also the subject and title of the well remembered theme, which was performed by The Settlers



Actor Character Duration
Main Cast
Gillian Blake Dora 1 2 3
Steve Hodson Steve 1 2 3
Arthur English Slugger 1 2 3
Christian Rodska Ron Stryker 1 2 3
Desmond Llewelyn The Colonel 1 2 3


Season Premiere Finale #
Season One June 28, 1971 September 20, 1971 13
Season Two May 28, 1972 August 27, 1972 13
Season Three June 23, 1973 September 15, 1973 13


DVD Releases

Title Release Date #
Season Sets
Series 1 August 6, 2007 2


External Sites