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  1. Bagpuss star to give talk about show's iconic musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2018 | Thetelegraphand Argus

    ... who, as well as bringing Bagpuss to life, are also behind classic characters such as the Clangers and Ivor the Engine. The exhibition, which runs at the gallery until October, includes original puppets, sets, and equipment used in the filming of the ...

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  2. How Bagpuss and co changed children's TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2018 | Thetelegraphand Argus

    ... television. Created by Oliver Postgate and Peter Firmin, characters such as Bagpuss, the Clangers and Ivor the Engine were much-loved TV characters in the late 1960s and early 70s. These quirky, inventive programmes, featuring Postgate's gentle ...

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  3. What path to take at life's crossroads?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2018 | Thetelegraphand Argus

    ... displayed are the Bagpuss mice, Professor Yaffle, the Clangers and original artwork for Noggin the Nog and Ivor the Engine. It's quite a moment, coming face-to-face with your early childhood. Visitors of a certain age be warned: you may find you ...

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  4. Nostalgia trip for the TV generationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2018 | Thetelegraphand Argus

    ... who lived in a tired little shop full of toys that needed mending. Other Postage/Firmin classics included Ivor the Engine, which followed the adventures of a small green steam locomotive who lived in the "top left-hand corner of Wales," and The ...

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  5. Obituary - Peter Firmin, artist and puppet maker known for the Clangers and BagpussRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2018 | Sunday Herald

    ... In collaboration with the late Oliver Postgate, who wrote the stories, he created the Clangers, Bagpuss, Ivor the Engine and Noggin the Nog, characters that dominated British children's programming in the 1960s and 70s. Firmin was also closely ...

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  6. Peter Firmin: remembering The Clangers, Bagpuss and their creatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2018 | Anorak

    Peter Firmin co-created Bagpuss, The Clangers, Basil Brush, Ivor the Engine, Pogles Wood and Noggin the Nog . You might not know the man, but every Briton who grew up in the 1970s knows his work.

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  7. Peter Firmin dead; Artist behind 'Bagpuss,' other UK shows was 89Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2018 | Newsday

    ... Brush with Ivan Owen and worked with long-time business partner Oliver Postgate on Bagpuss, The Clangers, Ivor the Engine, Noggin the Nog and Pogles Wood. Floella Benjamin, who hosted children's TV shows during the 1970s and serves in Britain's ...

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  8. Tributes to Clangers creator: Thanks, Peter, for all that telly...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2018 | Daily Star

    The father of six and his co-creators brought joy to generations with shows such as Bagpuss, Pogles Wood and Ivor The Engine. A legendary puppet-maker who designed the cheeky fox Basil Brush and scores of beloved children's television favourites, Firmin died at home following a short illness.

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  9. Peter Firmin, iconic creator of The Clangers and Basil Brush, dies aged 89Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2018 | Independent.ie

    He created the cheeky fox Basil Brush with Ivan Owen and worked with his long-time business partner Oliver Postgate on Bagpuss, The Clangers, Ivor the Engine, Noggin the Nog and Pogles Wood. Mr Firmin "devised, created, painted, drew and built the marvellous and diverse worlds" of these TV characters which still have "such magical and enduring appeal that they remain hugely popular to this day," the spokesman added.

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  10. Death of Bagpuss and The Clangers creator Peter FirminRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2018 | RTE.ie

    Peter Firmin, who created The Clangers, Bagpuss, Basil Brush and Ivor The Engine has died at the age of 89. Firmin's expertly-crafted animated creations brought joy to millions of children. He died at his Kent home today, Sunday, after a brief illness.

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  11. Bagpuss and Clangers co-creator Peter Firmin dies at the age of 89Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2018 | Metro

    Bagpuss and Clangers co-creator Peter Firmin has died at the age of 89, the show's production company Coolabi said in a statement. Born 11 December 1928, Firmin was the founder of Smallfilms, along with Oliver Postgate, and between them they created a number of popular children's TV programmes including The Saga of Noggin the Nog, Ivor the Engine, Bagpuss and Pogles' Wood.

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  12. Cleaners expose hidden art of TV greatRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2018 | Kent Online

    ... Working with Peter Firmin from a small studio in Blean, Oliver Postgate helped create The Clangers, Ivor the Engine, Noggin the Nog and Bagpuss, which was voted the most popular children's television in a 1999 BBC poll. He died at a nursing home in ...

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