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Bagpuss and Clangers co-creator Peter Firmin dies

1501 days ago
Sky NewsPeter Firmin - the co-creator of classic children's TV programmes The Clangers, Bagpuss and Basil Brush - has died aged 89. more info

Basil Brush turns 50 - Boom Boom

1510 days ago
BBC News - UKThe veteran children's television character talks to Simon McCoy about the Royal family and the World Cup. more info

Basil Brush and Tiswas among 'at risk' TV shows, says BFI

2080 days ago
BBC News - UKThousands of British TV shows are to be digitised before they are lost forever, says the BFI. more info

Grace Dent's TV OD: I'm A Pop Star!

3806 days ago
Guardian MusicThe final part of BBC2's compelling Saturday night series I'm A Pop Star! reveals some of the loneliness of the long-distance solo pop star"I thought there would at least be a meeting," reflects Rick Astley on BBC2's I'm A Pop Star! (Sat, 9pm, BBC2),... more info

Robin Nash obituary

4032 days ago
Guardian MusicProducer of Top of the Pops during its 1970s heydayTop of the Pops was a "must-watch" television programme for Britain's youth at its height in the 1970s, when Robin Nash, who has died aged 84, was its producer. The Thursday-evening programme, a... more info

Prom 59: The Children's Prom | Classical review

4362 days ago
Guardian MusicRoyal Albert Hall, LondonDo children have shorter attention spans than they did a generation ago? The gentleman sitting beside me and my eight-year-old son at the Children's Prom robustly asserted that they did; he had been forced as a nine-year-old ... more info

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