Talking Animals ? It Must Be…..

Animal Magic, 1962 I always felt they should bring this back with Paul O Grady hosting.  Animal Magic had to be one of the most imaginative children's television programs ever.  It combined education and a sen...

Ludwig

Ludwig, 1977 A forgotten kids cartoon from the 1970's. Ludwig was a surreal 1977 British-made children's cartoon about a magical egg-shaped gemstone who lived in a forest. There were twenty five episodes...
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The Adventures Of Parsley

The Adventures Of Parsley, 1970 Spin Off from the cult kids classic "The Herbs".   The Adventures Of Parsley ran for thirty two five minute episodes, between 1970 and 1971.  It was broadcast in the slot that b...
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Vintage Kids Drama With The Changes

The Changes, 1975 The Changes was a ten part kids science-fiction series that first aired in early 1975. Adapted from a trilogy of books by author Peter Dickinson.  The BBC described 'The Changes' as a "ser...
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Remember A Lion Called Parsley?

The Herbs, 1968 The Herbs was a children's TV show broadcast on the BBC.  It ran for one series of thirteen episodes in 1968. Created by Michel Bond who also created Paddington Bear.  The Herbs was made by ...
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Here Is The Clock…..Telling The Time For…..

Trumpton, 1967 Trumpton was the second instalment of the Trumptonshire trilogy.  Created by Gordon Murray it used the same stop motion techniques as Camberwick Green and Chigley. There was only ever one ser...

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 ...
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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...
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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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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...