Ivor The Engine

Ivor The Engine - 1959 This little kids' gem is fifty years old this year ! Many people who remember this kids TV classic will remember the colour episodes from the 1970's, but there's more to this story. ...

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 ...

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 creatures who live on, and i...

Roobarb, 1974

Many years ago in a time before even neighbours, there used to be a short slot at the end of children's television, just before the evening news.  Over the years this saw some interesting little cartoons, we co...

Bagpuss

Bagpuss - 1974 Perhaps one of the most fondly remembered children's television programs, Bagpuss came out top in a 1999 BBC poll to find the UK's favourite children's TV program. It was the brainchild of Ol...