Molly and Mack facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsMolly and Mack
|Created by||Peter Hynes|
|Directed by||Adrian Mead (lead director)|
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|No. of seasons||2|
|No. of episodes||40 + 1 special|
|Executive producer(s)||Sara Harkins|
|Running time||14 mins.|
|Original release||12 November 2018– December 9, 2019|
The show airs on ABC Kids in Australia.
The show centres around an 8-year-old girl called Molly (played by Mimi Robertson) who spends the summer helping her older brother Mack (played by Joshua Haynes) at a toy stall in The Big Hub, a community hall in the fictional Scottish town of Bridgetown.
The Big Hub, managed by Moira (played by Maureen Carr), is where a variety of stallholders hold an array of permanent market stalls including a gift stall run by Alice (played by Katrina Bryan), a fruit and vegetable stall run by resident handyman Bob (played by Steven McNicoll) and a café stall run by Mrs Juniper (played by Alison Peebles).
The kids club at The Big Hub is managed by Molly and Mack's widower father James (played by James Mackenzie). James is regularly seen supervising a number of children including Molly's friends, Suki (played by Miko Hanley), Magnus (played by Ethan Rowley) and Ruby (played by Freya Reid).
Mack's girlfriend Daisy (played by Danielle Jam) works at a nearby veterinary surgery.
During each episode, there are always two songs performed as a regular problem-solving plot device. When identifying a problem, a character performs The Oops Song, before another character sings The Idea Song when they propose a solution as a way to solve the problem.
Mimi Robertson as Molly Joshua Haynes as Mack James Mackenzie as James Maureen Carr as Moira Steven McNicoll as Bob Danielle Jam as Daisy Jack Elton as Jackson Katrina Bryan as Alice
With an entirely Scottish cast, Molly and Mack is filmed in Govan in Glasgow and North Queensferry in Fife, with the Forth Bridge being used as a centrepiece for the fictional Bridgetown. The bridge is heavily featured in the opening sequence of the show, in various on-location shots and promotional material for the series. The building featured as “The Hub” is in Maxwell Park - and is called Pollokshields Burgh Hall.
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