Emu’s Broadcasting Company

Emu's Broadcasting Company 1975 - 1980 Emu is perhaps best remembered for his appearance on Parkinson and various Kids TV shows such as Emu's World, but by far the best of Rod Hull's work was the BBC TV kids s...
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From Timelord To Scarecrow, Worzel Gummidge

 Worzel Gummidge, 1979 It has been said that Worzel Gummidge was the one role Jon Pertwee felt completely satisfied with. Worzel Gummidge was a children's sitcom, produced by Southern Television for ITV, ba...

Vintage Kids TV With….

Noggin the Nog, 1959 Noggin the Nog is a popular British children's character that appeared in his own TV series (of the same name) and series of illustrated books. He was the brainchild of Oliver Postgate ...
ivor the engine

It’s The One With The Small Green Train……

Ivor The Engine, 1959 Another stop-motion animation series from the legendary Oliver Postgate. By the late 1950's Oliver Postgate had produced two stop-motion animation films for Associated Rediffusion Tele...
cult kids tv classic the magic roundabout

Classic Kids’ TV On…….

The Magic Roundabout, 1965 (original version) This now cult kids TV show was first created in 1963 in France by Serge Danot with help from Ivor Wood and his French wife, Josiane.  The French version began tran...
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The Scariest Kids TV Programme Ever Made?

Children Of The Stones, 1977 This seven part children's TV drama series has been dubbed "the scariest programme ever made for children". From a time when children's TV was rather good it won't surprise any ...
early cast of Grange Hill

Flippin’ Heck Tucker It’s……….

Grange Hill, 1978 It's 40 years since Grange Hill first opened it's doors.  The kids TV drama has now achieved almost cult status among TV viewers of a certain age. The series ran a marathon 31 series notch...
cult kids tv characters the wombles

Keeping Things Tidy With…..

The Wombles, 1973 This now cult kids TV favourite was created by Children's author Elisabeth Beresford.  The Wobbles first appeared in a series of children's books in 1968. The first book appeared on anothe...

Basil Brush Takes Over Saturday Teatimes

The Original Basil Brush Show 1968 - 1980 For twelve years between 1968 and 1980, generarations of children and adults alike were entertained on a Saturday teatime by a puppet. That puppet was Basil Brush. ...
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Cheggers Plays Pop, 1978

Cheggers Plays Pop, 1978 By 1978, thanks to Multi Coloured Swap Shop Keith Chegwin, or Cheggers as he's become known, was a household name, particularly to younger viewers. Cheggers Plays Pop was a gameshow...