GenreBiography, Drama Duration CountryUnited Kingdom
Release date16 November 2009 NominationsBritish Academy Television Award for Best Actress CastHelena Bonham Carter (Enid Blyton), Matthew Macfadyen, Denis Lawson, Claire Rushbrook, Joseph Millson Similar moviesMiss Potter (2006), Helena Bonham Carter appears in Enid and Burton and Taylor, Sylvia (2003), Cross Creek (1983), Finding Neverland (2004)
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Enid is a 2009 British biographical television film first broadcast on 16 November on BBC Four. Directed by James Hawes it is based on the life of children's writer Enid Blyton, portrayed by Helena Bonham Carter. The film introduced the two main lovers of Blyton's life. Her first husband Hugh Pollock, who was also her publisher, was played by Matthew Macfadyen. Kenneth Darrell Waters, a London surgeon who became Blyton's second husband, was portrayed by Denis Lawson. The film explored how the orderly, reassuringly clear worlds Blyton created within her stories contrasted with the complexity of her own personal life.