When the Whales Came

Character: Clemmie Jenkins

Directed by: Clive Rees

Written by: Michael Morpurgo

Produced by: Simon Channing Williams, Geoffrey Wansell

Cast Members: Paul Scofield, David Threlfall

Released date: October 20, 1989

Genre: Drama

A pair of children befriend an accentric old man, who lives isolated on the far shore of their island home. But it turns out that the old man knows a terrible secret about the island and the narwhales who sometimes come. Meanwhile WWI is making life hard in the village.

Script developed by Never Enough Design