National Media Museum – Remember You’re a Womble

Make your very own storyboard based on how you would turn a wombling tale into a film. Get hands on with the animation sessions and create a toy animated film inspired by the Wombles. Or womble on down to the daylight studio in the Kodak Gallery to hear stories of the much loved Wombles. http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/PlanAVisit/Families/SummerHolidays.aspx

Wombling Free film in Wimbledon

CineKids: Wombling Free plus recycling fun workshop Based on the popular BBC children’s series, this film charts the adventures of the Wombles, those furry and lovable litter-pickers of Wimbledon Common. Only seen by those who believe in them, their work goes largely unnoticed until a young girl, Kim, spots them and their worthwhile purpose. As … Read more

Wombling Free film in Nottingham

The Nottingham Broadway, 12pm and 2pm Wombling Free follows the adventures of the furry loveable litter-pickers from Wimbledon Common – Orinoco, Tobermory and the rest of the gang. http://www.broadway.org.uk/events/film_wombling_free

Bernard Cribbins in Doctor Who

Bernard Cribbins at London Film & Comic Con 2012

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

Old Jack’s Boat – new Bernard Cribbins TV series

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

40th anniversary of The Wombles TV series

The first BBC TV episode of The Wombles was broadcast at 5.40pm on Monday 5 February 1973, on BBC1, just before the news. The animated series continued every weekday except Thursdays. Common vision: 40 years of The Wombles on TV  

Bernard Cribbins and Bonnie Langford at Collectormania 19

Bernard Cribbins and Bonnie Langford will be attending the Collectormania 19 signing event in Milton Keynes on Sunday 26 May 2013. They’re both appearing primarily for their roles in Doctor Who, but of course Bernard was also the voice of The Wombles, and Bonnie was the child star of the Wombling Free film. The event … Read more

Classic Children’s TV stamps

Royal Mail’s Special Stamp programme kicks off 2014 with an issue that celebrates over 60 years of classic children’s TV. 12 of the most popular characters from children’s television are included in the set. Each decade since the 1950s is represented. Many of these shows have acquired cult status, and while intended for a young … Read more

Bernard Cribbins at Cardiff Film & Comic Con 2014

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 at London Film & Comic Con 2014

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