It’s 50 years since The Wombles first appeared on our TV screens in stop-motion animation, starting on 5 February 1973 on BBC1.
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A VHS video enthusiast has digitised and shared an interesting American version of The Wombles with extra narration.
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...
It’s 40 years since The Wombles appeared on our TV screens in stop-motion animation, starting on 5 February 1973 at 5.40pm on BBC1. The original book...
Most of the classic 1970s Wombles television episodes appeared on various compilation videos in the early 1990s.
The whole of the classic 1970s Wombles television series is now available on DVD.
The original BBC TV series began in 1973 and had 60 five-minute episodes, narrated by Bernard Cribbins. Here is a synopsis of each classic episode.