It’s 50 years since The Wombles first appeared on our TV screens in stop-motion animation, starting on 5 February 1973 on BBC1.
A biography of Elisabeth Beresford, by her daughter Kate Robertson, will be published on 28 February.
Mike Batt made a long-awaited appearance at London’s Bush Hall in November, and as promised, the set included a handful of Wombles songs.
The Wombles’ four albums are being re-released as a CD box set in time for Christmas.
Bernard Cribbins, the voice of the 1970s Wombles TV series, has died at the age of 93.
Elisabeth Beresford’s son and daughter joined some of the Wombles to unveil a unique sculpture at Plough Lane.