Event Category: People

Elisabeth Beresford’s Wombles are going on display in the world’s first exhibition using the author’s personal collection. The small Channel Island of Alderney is to pay tribute to the Wombles creator and author Elisabeth Beresford by creating the special exhibition which will celebrate the Wombles, her many other works, her life and her special connection … Read more

The grand opening of the world’s first ever Wombles exhibition will take place on Saturday, 30 June at 10.30am. A grand procession involving the community of Alderney will proceed up Victoria Street, the island’s main shopping area, and the festivities will include the following: Starting at 10.30am outside Jack’s Brasserie, at the bottom of Victoria … Read more

Bernard Cribbins will be appearing at London Film & Comic Con on Sunday 8 July, at Kensington Olympia. He’ll be signing autographs (£20) and doing a half-hour photo session at 12.30pm (£20) where you can have your picture taken with him by a professional photographer. There’s also a Doctor Who talk scheduled for 10.30am, though it’s … Read more

Five-CD recording of the first Wombles book, read by Bernard Cribbins (also available as a digital download). “The Wombles Audio Edition, published by Bloomsbury in October 2012, brings the classic and much loved characters to life in the complete and unabridged audio edition of The Wombles, read by Bernard Cribbins, the original voice of the … Read more

Bernard Cribbins returns to children’s television in a brand new series for CBeebies, the BBC channel for children up to six years old. He stars as Old Jack, a retired fisherman who tells tall stories from inside his old fishing boat, The Rainbow. Using a mix of live action and animation, Old Jack is able … Read more

This year, the actor Bernard Cribbins celebrates his 85th birthday and more than 70 years in showbusiness. In this revealing two-part series he talks to his friend and producer Martin Jenkins about his extraordinary career, and a cast of friends share their memories of working with Bernard, including David Tennant, Barbara Windsor, Barry Cryer and … Read more

Bernard Cribbins will be appearing at the Cardiff Film & Comic Con signing event on Saturday 1 March 2014. He’ll be signing autographs (£20) and doing a professional photo shoot (£20), for which you can buy tickets in advance, or on the day if it’s not sold out. Tickets to Cardiff Film & Comic Con, at the … Read more

Bernard Cribbins will be appearing at London Film & Comic Con on Saturday 12 July, at Earls Court 2. He’ll be signing autographs (£20) from 10am to 4pm, and doing a one-hour photo session (£20) at 1.40pm, where you can have your picture taken with him by a professional photographer. Tickets cost £15 for early entry from 9am, or £8 for standard entry … Read more

Mike Batt will be one of the guests at the Favourite BBC Children’s Characters event on Sunday 13 July, at the BFI in London. The BFI will take you on a journey celebrating 60 years of the finest BBC children’s characters by screening episodes from shows such as Bagpuss, Bob The Builder, Teletubbies and Sarah And Duck, while introducing you to … Read more