This evocative Medal Cover looks at the work of Smallfilms, Peter Firmin and Oliver Postgate’s company, which produced Bagpuss and Ivor the Engine. Illustrated by Firmin himself, it includes a wealth of rare archive images and comes together with a single medal created by The Royal Mint featuring Bagpuss and Ivor the Engine. It also offers a unique Blean, Canterbury postmark, home of Smallfilms, featuring Professor Yaffle. Numbered, Limited Edition of 9,000.
First screened in 1950, Andy Pandy co-starred with Teddy and Looby Loo.
Ivor the Engine
Ivor the Engine worked in the ‘top left-hand corner of Wales’ from 1959.
Dougal - The Magic Roundabout
Created by Serge Danot, this popular series made its UK debut in 1965.
Windy Miller - Camberwick Green
Broadcast from 1966, the series was narrated by Play School’s Brian Cant
Mr Benn appeared in 1971, and the shopkeeper appeared ‘as if by magic’.
Great Uncle Bulgaria - The Wombles
The Wombles introduced us all to the idea of recycling way back in 1973.
This ‘saggy old cloth cat’ first appeared on our Television screens in 1974.
The well-meaning bear from Darkest Peru found TV stardom in 1975.
The friendly postman first appeared in 1981, together with his cat Jess.
Bob the Builder
Can he fix it? Yes he can, and he’s been doing so ever since 1998.
This lovable and cheeky little pig celebrates her 10th anniversary in 2014.
Shaun the Sheep
Following ‘A Close Shave’ in 1995, Shaun graduated to TV in 2007.