5 classic British kids’ TV shows that are overdue a revival

Inspired by the triumphant and long-overdue returns of The Clangers and Thunderbirds – and excited at the imminent comeback of the amazing, the fantastic, the greatest secret agent in the world (Danger Mouse) – we’ve put our minds to the question… Which other classic kids’ TV shows could be on the list for a 21st … >

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‘The Clangers’ review: CBeebies’ reboot fires up the imagination

Smallfilms are a peculiarly British animation studio: industrious, creative and successful but always too tiny and quaint to ever be called a powerhouse. Initially a two-man operation working out of an old barn – with Peter Firmin making models or providing traditional artwork alongside Oliver Postgate animating these elements and (in a voice that was … >

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‘The Clangers’ first look: Watch a clip from new CBeebies reboot

CBeebies has released the first clip from the new series of The Clangers. Narrated by Michael Palin, 52 new stop-motion animated episodes will air on weekdays from Monday 15 June on CBeebies. > Buy the original first season of The Clangers on DVD on Amazon. Watch the clip… Each 11-minute episode will centre on members … >

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CBeebies confirms ‘The Clangers’ return date

Mother, Major, Tiny, Small and Granny are back next month as The Clangers return. Narrated by Michael Palin, 52 new stop-motion animated episodes will air on weekdays from Monday 15 June on CBeebies. Palin commened last year: “The world of the Clangers is delightful and irresistible. It’s a real pleasure and a great privilege to … >

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50 reasons why 2015 will be an awesome year to be a geek

2015 is fast approaching, but what’s in store to keep UK screens flickering and our minds off the drudgery of everyday life? Let CultBox guide you through a year that’ll be packed with returning favourites, new dramas, fresh adaptations, super-heroes, super-spies and a whole lot of supernatural thrillers. It’s in alphabetical order as, to be … >

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Comedian Rob Deering’s TV choices

Described by The Guardian as a “massively engaging intelligent comic offering a cracking mix of songs and silliness”, Rob Deering will be performing The Rob Deering Experience and Rob Deering: Beat This at the Edinburgh Fringe this August at the Pleasance Courtyard. > Book tickets here. We caught up with Rob to find out what … >

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