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...
bbc kids cult tv classic camber wick green

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...
standback superman it's supergran

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...

Willo The Wisp, 1981

Think Kenneth Williams and you automatically think of the legendary Carry On Film series.Many people forget that for much of his early career Williams provided the voice to a host of comedy characters.  In ...
screen shot from opening titles of cult kids tv series why don't you

Why Don’t You ?

Why Don't You ? 1973 - 1995 As it's school holidays, we thought we'd look back at some of those TV shows that popped up during school holidays.I have a confession, as a kid I hated this show and followed i...
1970's kids lunchtime tv series mary, mungo and midge

Mary, Mungo and Midge

Hardly a day goes by when I don't find myself whistling the tune used for the lift sequences for Mary, Mungo and Midge.Classic Kids TV from the days when Kids TV went out at lunchtime and teatime.  A produc...

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...