Roy Skelton, the voice of your childhood

Actor and singer Roy Skelton, best known for voicing puppets George and Zippy in the popular children's television programme Rainbow, has died aged 79.

He was probably unique in the world of childrens entertainment as he both entertained and terrified millions of British kids, as he was also the original voice of Doctor Who's nemesis the Daleks and the Cybermen.

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The Adventure Game Contestants

The following list is of all the people who were on the show:

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The Adventure Game

Three celebrity contestants were kidnapped transport by space ship (or by London Underground) to the planet Arg, inhabited by shapeshifting dragons known as Argonds, to complete a number of tasks for the entertainment of a cross aspidistra called the Rangdo!

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The Family Ness Introduction

You can knock them you can rock them, you can go to Timbuktu...

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Dangermouse Intro

Opening sequence of another classic kids' programme, this time, one of my favourites, Dangermouse.

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Button Moon Intro

Opening sequence of classic kids' programme Button Moon.

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Banana Man

Opening sequence of classic kids' programme Banana Man.

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Programmes I Remember That Nobody Else Does: Space Sentinels

The world's mightiest young heroes on a mission to save the Universe!!

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The Flumps

The adventures in the Flump household with Grandfather Flump and his flumpet (a type of trumpet), Father Flump digging in the allotment, Mrs Flump in the kitchen, and the three children Perkin, Posie and Pootle. The focus was generally on Pootle, the baby flump (and also the cutest), as he got into all sorts of mischeif just growing up and learning just what life is all about.

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History tends to credit Noel Edmonds Multicoloured Swap Shop for inventing Saturday morning childrens TV as we know it. But the first attempt by the BBC was the decidedly strange and deeply psychedelic "Zokko!", which ran on Saturday mornings between 1969 and 1971.

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As If By Magic... The Shopkeeper Appeared!

"As if by magic... the shopkeeper appeared!" is one of the most well remmebered phrases from childhood. Get into a pub conversations about the best children's TV programmes and the name of the bowler hat wearing bloke in the suit invariably tops the list.

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Official Bagpuss Mugs have some Official Bagpuss Mugs at Only £5.00 including Free Delivery!!!

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Clangers / Bagpuss / Ivor The Engine

A three-disc compendium of classic British children's TV programmes: Clangers, Bagpuss and Ivor The Engine

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Star Wars Spin Offs

Apart from the six movies that we all now about, there are several spin off TV films and series which might have passed you by:

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Wattoo Wattoo - Superbird

There were some odd cartoons when we we're growing up and this might be one of the oddest. A French cartoon featuring Wattoo Wattoo (a Super Bird-Fish from the planet Auguste) and his attempts to teach ecological lessons to the Earth-dwelling Zwas (Fat, cigar smoking geese-type creatures).

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Battle of the Planets

Five orphans with a spacecraft battle a lipsticked maniac from the Crab Nebula and his unlikely big flying robots. No one gets hurt. Well nobody gets hurt in the American version that we watched as kids.

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Battle of the Planets: Introduction

Introduction to Battle of the Planets (G-force)

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The Flumps Intro

The opening titles for the Flumps classic UK kids programme.

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Sesame Street Plush Toys

This page is brought to you by the letters C, U, T and E !

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Classic Kids Hits From School Disco

6 fantastic episodes from these much loved kids TV series:

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Jamie and the Magic Torch

The ghost of spiny mountain.

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Official Dangermouse Mugs have Official Dangermouse Mugs at Only £5.00 including Free Delivery!!!

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Opening Sequence of The Trap Door


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Bagpuss - Everybodys Favourite Saggy Old Cloth Cat

He was just "an old, saggy cloth cat, baggy, and a bit loose at the seams" but, according to a recent BBC on-line poll he is the favourite children's TV animal of all-time.

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Danger Mouse: 25th Anniversary Complete Collection (12 Discs)

"He's the greatest...
He's fantastic...
Where ever there is danger, he'll be there...
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Mr Benn Intro

As if by magic, the Shopkeeper appeared!

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Channel 4's 100 Greatest Kids' TV shows

The Simpsons, The Muppet Show and Dangermouse are the top 3 Kids TV shows according to the Channel 4.

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Dangermouse intro

He's the greatest...

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