1. INNOCENT PARTY Nanny Barbara Gray's first job is looking after Robin (4) the disturbed child of a Member of Parliament and his socialite life who both show him little affection. A previous nanny had mysteriously left. Barbara?s efforts to help Robin draw a frosty response from the parents. 2. NOW LOOK WHAT YOU'VE DONE While coping with the children of a family of likeable social climbers, Barbara shocks the snobbish nannies of Kensington Gardens by inviting their over-protected tots to a party they?ll never forget. 3. JUST SOMEBODY BEING NAUGHTY A long-awaited male heir of the Sackville family among five little girls, presents Barbara with problems from an obsessive Victorian father and a modern mother. The girls also resent the new nanny. 4. THE MAGIC ISLAND Having won over the children, Barbara hopes to stay longer with the Sackvilles, but they are terrorised by a formidable governess. Barbara invents a magic island as an escape game for her charges ? with unexpected results. 5. TROMPE L'OEIL When Mrs Sackville confesses an affair with a young man, Barbara is unwillingly involved in blackmail, but gets a shock over a romantic attachment concerning herself. It is time to move on. 6. GOATS AND TIGERS In a new post, Barbara's charges are two difficult children living with their grandmother on the lonely Suffolk coast. A fearful mystery about their parents creates unforeseen problems for Nanny Gray. 7. WAIFS AND STRAYS Progressive intellectuals, Lewis and Adela Quinn, adopt two Cockney boys from slumland as a social experiment. As Barbara anticipates, the children are puzzled and frightened by their new world and react violently. 8. A BIRDLESS CAGE Barbara restores peace to the Quinn household but Adela's pregnancy ends in tragedy. However, Nanny is determined that the story of the two Cockney boys will have a happy ending. 9. A PINCH OF DRAGON'S BLOOD Barbara's next move is to that Rudd family's large house in Norfolk run by lazy, out-f-work relatives. She collapses from overwork and has an unexpected and tempting encounter with her ex-husband Archie. 10. OTHER PEOPLE'S BABIES Self-doubts about her role as nanny, the impending bankruptcy of the Rudd family and her ex-husband's offer, all put Barbara in a dilemma. But the children make a heart-warming gesture that decides her future life as a nanny.
Nanny - The Complete First Series
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Caroline Blakiston, Daphne Heard, Neil Stacy, Patricia Hodge, Patrick Troughton, Peter Jeffrey, Samuel West, Wendy Craig