Once upon a time in a cowshed: the lasting legacy of Smallfilms

Over 50 years ago, there were two not so little chaps called Oliver Postgate and Peter Firmin. And they lived and worked together in a disused cow shed in rural Kent, making some of the most iconic and well loved British children's television series for several generations. Smallfilms is one of the most widely recognised … Continue reading Once upon a time in a cowshed: the lasting legacy of Smallfilms

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Muddy puddles, glitter and digging up the road: the zany and witty world of Peppa Pig

I think everyone is a little bit guilty of subscribing to the view that their age of TV as a youngster was the golden age of kid's shows, and nothing around for today's kids even comes close. Sometimes, that's a fair enough argument to make. I've been an uncle to two nieces and two nephews … Continue reading Muddy puddles, glitter and digging up the road: the zany and witty world of Peppa Pig