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'''''The Adventures of Noddy''''' was the first TV series to feature Enid Blyton's famous character Noddy. It was a puppet show that ran on ITV from 1955-1956<ref>[http://tinyurl.com/NoddyITV ''1950s Childhood: From Tin Baths to Bread and Dripping''.] Retrieved 9 Dec '16.</ref> and BBC from 1955 to 1963.<ref>[http://tinyurl.com/NoddyBBC ''TV Toys''.] Retrieved 9 Dec '16.</ref>
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'''''The Adventures of Noddy''''' was the first TV series to feature Enid Blyton's famous character Noddy. It was a string-puppet show that ran on ITV from 1955-1956<ref>[http://tinyurl.com/NoddyITV ''1950s Childhood: From Tin Baths to Bread and Dripping''.] Retrieved 9 Dec '16.</ref> and BBC from 1955 to 1963.<ref>[http://tinyurl.com/NoddyBBC ''TV Toys''.] Retrieved 9 Dec '16.</ref>
  
Although episodes of other Noddy shows have been found, no footage of the 1955 series has been found period, with only a handful of screenshots online. Little else is known about the show.
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Although episodes of other ''Noddy'' shows have been found, very little footage of the 1955 series resurfaced.
  
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Part of an episode was shown in a VHS documentary special hosted by Phillip Schofield: ''Best Children's TV Of The Decade: '60s and '70s''.
  
 
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==References==
 
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Revision as of 18:40, 1 May 2017

Noddy1955.jpg

Title card.

Status: Lost


The Adventures of Noddy was the first TV series to feature Enid Blyton's famous character Noddy. It was a string-puppet show that ran on ITV from 1955-1956[1] and BBC from 1955 to 1963.[2]

Although episodes of other Noddy shows have been found, very little footage of the 1955 series resurfaced.

Part of an episode was shown in a VHS documentary special hosted by Phillip Schofield: Best Children's TV Of The Decade: '60s and '70s.

Gallery

<gallery mode=packed heights=175px> File:Noddy1.jpg File:Noddy2.jpg File:Noddy3.jpg File:Noddy4.jpg|Production picture File:Noddy5.jpg File:Noddy6.jpg

Footage

Footage of an episode in a documentary, at 22:05.

References

https://www.youtube.com/embed/Gu5V4AgPecw

  1. 1950s Childhood: From Tin Baths to Bread and Dripping. Retrieved 9 Dec '16.
  2. TV Toys. Retrieved 9 Dec '16.

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