Tidy Bag – Remembering the Wombles

Justin Johnson interviews Mike Batt

Mike Batt interview at the BFI

Mike Batt was a guest at A Celebration Of BBC Children’s Characters, where the winners of the Radio Times poll were announced.

Great Uncle Bulgaria stamp

Classic Children’s TV stamps

The Royal Mail released a special set of children’s television stamps on 7 January, with Great Uncle Bulgaria representing The Wombles.

New CGI Orinoco outside the burrow door

The Wombles to return on Channel 5

Future plans are confirmed: the brand new CGI TV series will be shown on Channel 5 in 2015 – see a roundup of the news coverage.

2048: Wombles Edition

2048 game

Play the Wombles version of the 2048 tile game. Can you reach Great Uncle Bulgaria?

Uncle Bulgaria waves at a boy


Visit a random page from Tidy Bag’s history – there’s a wombling new surprise every time!

The #BigTidyUp is coming this October. And to get everyone ready to tidy up, we want to see pics of you with your Wombles! Use #wombleselfie