a 2017 version of animal magic ?

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...
brian cant heads the team for some more saturday afternoon kids fun in play away

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...
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Catweazle

Catweazle, 1970 In tribute to Geoffrey Bayldon whose death was announced yesterday.  Catweazle was a cult Sunday teatime kids drama series. Despite it only running for two seasons it's still fondly remember...
opening title card from the tv series no. 73

After Tiswas Came…No.73

No. 73, 1982 No. 73, Saturday morning TV with a twist. For many years Tiswas, Swap Shop and Saturday Superstore were the must see Saturday morning TV.  in 1980 Television South won the contract to provide I...
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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...