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The Story of Tracy Beaker 

Tracy Beaker is a 10 year old girl who has been placed in a children's home. Tracy makes new friends along the way, and causes mischief where ever she goes.
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Series cast summary:
Dani Harmer ...  Tracy Beaker 107 episodes, 2002-2006
Montanna Thompson ...  Justine / ... 92 episodes, 2002-2006
Ciaran Joyce ...  Lol 84 episodes, 2003-2006
Ben Hanson Ben Hanson ...  Bouncer / ... 80 episodes, 2003-2006
Clive Rowe ...  Duke 79 episodes, 2002-2005
Nisha Nayar ...  Elaine / ... 71 episodes, 2002-2006
Darragh Mortell Darragh Mortell ...  Crash 65 episodes, 2004-2006
Chelsie Padley ...  Louise / ... 55 episodes, 2002-2004
Abby Rakic-Platt ...  Jackie 55 episodes, 2004-2006
Lisa Coleman ...  Cam Lawson / ... 52 episodes, 2002-2006
Jack Edwards Jack Edwards ...  Marco 50 episodes, 2004-2006
Sharlene Whyte ...  Jenny 48 episodes, 2002-2003
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Tracy Beaker is a 10 year old girl who has been placed in a children's home. Tracy makes new friends along the way, and causes mischief where ever she goes.

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Trivia

"The Story of Tracy Beaker" was first published in 1991. Since then more than 750,000 copies have been sold. See more »

Quotes

Tracy Beaker: She made me look like Jekell and Hyde.
Tracy Beaker: Well that's how I see you.
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Referenced in Street Kid World Cup: Episode #1.1 (2014) See more »

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Theme
Sung by Keisha
Written by B. Harris / N. Lowis & N. Jordan
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Very good touching in parts funny in others
20 July 2003 | by Lam_on_the_lamSee all my reviews

I had read the book of this not long ago and when I heard it had been made into a TV series I had to give it a try as I enjoyed the book.

The story is about Tracy Beaker a young girl who lives in Stokesley House a.k.a 'The dumping ground' a place for children who have been put into care.

Tracy has an overactive imagination and frequently says things such as 'my mum can't look after me because she's a famous actress in Hollywood' or other stuff to make up for why her mother isn't looking after her. When she starts talking back to each other there is an unrealistic cartoon flashback of her mother the way Tracy would like to see her but then they show the flashback of what was really happening. Such as Tracy's mother reguarly leaving her at home to go out with her boyfriend showing that she was unfit in the end to take care of Tracy. In the first series you meet other generally likeable characters from the book such as Justine, Louise, Peter, Maxie etc and later Cam.

The second series however brought new characters Lol, Bouncer and Amber who were not in the book but also they are likeable with the exception of Amber who clearly we are supposed to dislike as she is a rebel, a bit of a bully and cruel towards the other kids when she's in a bad mood which is her most regular mood.

The story is very good and Tracy Beaker is a very good character. Seeing the flashbacks of her mother are quite touching and when they play the song starting with 'I can make my world come true...' slowly when something sad happens you can't help but feel sad yourself. If you have read the book I recommend watching it and if you haven't read the book I still recommend watching it you get the gist of story and characters in a short time.


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8 January 2002 (UK) See more »

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