CBC Television Network

The Mystery Maker

Network: CBC Television Network

Broadcast Run: 1967

Broadcast Medium: Television

Aired Friday afternoons, after school, from January 6 to March 31, 1967.

This 13-week drama was for children. It was based on Lyn Cook’s novel, Pegeen and the Pilgrim, about a little girl who wanted to be an actress. The series was shot on location in Stratford, Ontario home of the Shakespeare Festival. The plotlines were few, but basically revolved around Pegeen O’Hara, her widowed mother and the boarding house in which they lived.


Kathy Kastner as Pegeen

Ruth Springford as Mrs. O’Hara

Miles MacNamara as David

Joseph Shaw as Mr. B

James Edmond as Mr. Pudd

Syme Jago as Andy

Beth Lockerbie as Mrs. Hodge

Charles Palmer as Mr. Toby

Producer: Bill Glenn

Writer: Lyn Cook

Written by John Corcelli – May, 2005