BBC Radio 4 - Last Word

Elisabeth Beresford obituary on Radio 4

Elisabeth Beresford is featured in BBC Radio 4’s weekly obituary programme, Last Word, which marks the lives of significant figures who have died recently. The programme includes tributes from Bernard Cribbins and Mike Batt.

Elisabeth Beresford holding an Uncle Bulgaria toy

Wombles fans pay tribute to Elisabeth Beresford

Elisabeth Beresford, the creator of the Wombles, has died at the age of 84. After suffering heart failure, she passed away on Christmas Eve at the Mignot Memorial Hospital on Alderney in the Channel Islands.