Articles Tagged 'The Clangers'

The Clangers

Michael Palin Lends His Voice to ‘The Clangers’

If you catch a British person of a certain age and mention The Clangers, chances are the eyes will glaze over slightly, a smile with play across their face and almost without realizing it, they’ll start making friendly bird noises, as if a swanee whistle was attempting to start a conversation with a small child. […]

The Clangers

Now The Clangers Are Making A Comeback

There are times when it seems like all of our childhoods will come back to visit us over and over again, until they belong first to our children, then to their children, with minor alterations each time, until they are virtually unrecognisable in their original form. If you don’t believe me, take a look at […]

Five Great British Children’s Filmmakers

Making engaging TV for children is hard work. A balance has to be struck between sweetness and seriousness, between silliness and jeopardy, so that your audience (which is probably the most fickle of any audience ever) not only keeps watching, but feels welcome to do so. To put it into a modern context, every digimated […]