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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...
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Animal Magic For The 21st Century

The Zoo, 2017 We told you about the cult kids TV series Animal Magic and how it brought animals to life with some help from Johnnie Morris. Well you can't keep a good idea down as the BBC launch their new C...
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The Perishers

The Perishers, 1979 Another popular newspaper cartoon strip that made it to TV screens.  The Perishers featured the among others the voice of Leonard Rossiter. The TV series ran for one series of twenty epi...

Paddington Bear

In Tribute To Michael Bond Who Sadly Died 28th June 2017 Paddington, 1975 From a golden era of kids TV the original television series of British animated shorts, based on the Paddington bear books by Michael ...
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Camberwick Green

Camberwick Green, 1966 First shown in 1966, this thirteen part children's TV show has become something of a cult classic, despite only one series ever been made. In common with many kids TV shows of the tim...
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Play Away

Play Away - 1971 - 1984 In tribute to Brian Cant who sadly passed away yesterday A sister program to the popular pre-school children's TV program, Playschool.  Play Away was was the BBC Saturday afternoon s...
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Stand Back Superman – It’s Supergran !

Supergran, 1985 A forgotten Sunday afternoon kids gem.  Super Gran was a 1980's children's television programme, about a grandmother with super powers.  The programme ran for two series totalling 27 episodes b...