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Oliver Postgate

Book Review: Seeing Things

Oliver Postgate

Widely regarded as the greatest children's storyteller of the modern era, Oliver Postgate describes how he came to create his stories and characters, developing innovative techniques of animation and puppetry

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A Charlie Brown Christmas

You're a TV Star, Charlie Brown

A Charlie Brown Christmas

In the history of comic strips, 'Peanuts' is among the most popular and influential. Running in newspapers in 75 countries and with a readership of over 300 million, it is arguably America's biggest export. But when it was animated for TV in 1965, CBS were reluctant to bring it to our screens.

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Hanna Barbera cartoons

Hanna-Barbera

Hanna Barbera cartoons

When it comes to the history of the television cartoon series you need look no further than Bill Hanna and Joe Barbera. Creating countless cartoon characters and collecting seven Oscars, eight Emmys and a star on the Hollywood walk of fame, Hanna-Barbera were the masters of their craft.

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David Croft and Jimmy Perry

Croft & Perry

David Croft and Jimmy Perry

When it comes to situation comedy, the comedies of Jimmy Perry and David Croft are a unique chronicle of Britain in the 20th century.

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