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touchthesky
09-12-08, 12:46
Bagpuss creator Oliver Postgate has died aged 83, his family has confirmed.

Postgate, who lived in Kent, created some of the best-loved children's TV series including Ivor the Engine, the Clangers and Noggin the Nog.

His work, screened on the BBC and ITV from the 1950s to the present day, was often in collaboration with the artist and puppeteer Peter Firmin.

In a poll earlier this year, Bagpuss, a saggy pink cloth cat, was voted the best TV animal of all-time.

Postgate's partner, Naomi Linnell, confirmed he died at a nursing home near his home in Broadstairs in Kent on Monday.

Source;
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/7772620.stm

I adore Bagpuss.

:(

RIP.

luis54321
09-12-08, 13:24
I heard this on the news today, very sad RIP :(

jackali
09-12-08, 14:10
:( But... but I like Clangers and Bagpuss!