Sooty as he looked in the 1970's

The Sooty Show

The Sooty Show - 1955 - Present This little fella has been appearing on our TV screens for over 50 years.  Sooty is the little yellow bear hand puppet, whose character was originally created by Harry Corbett. ...

The Clangers

The Clangers, 1969 Clangers was the popular  (now classed as cult tv) British stop-motion animated children's television series.The series was made up of short stories about a family of mouse-like creature...

Mr Benn, 1971

Mr Benn was the popular children's character who had fantastic adventures that would start with a visit to a fancy dress shop.The character was created by David Mc Kee and began life as a series of children...

Pardon My Genie – 1972

Pardon My Genie was a 1970s children's comedy series from the man that went on to create that other childrens' comedy classic Rentaghost.  Although aimed at a younger audience, the show found popularity with ad...