The Adventures of Rupert Bear (1970-1977)

UK, 28 October -24 August 1977
4 series, 156 episodes, average 11m
35mm film, colour, 4:3
mono, English

A British fantasy television series featuring created by Mary Turner and John Read. 156 episodes were broadcast on ITV between 28 October 1970 and 24 August 1977.

Premise

and his friends have a series of adventures in and around their home in Nutwood.

Credits

Crew
Directed by: Mary Turner
An I.T.C. production for world wide distribution
Story Adapted by: Anna Standon
Rupert based on the character created by The Daily Express
Script Editor: Ruth Boswell
Photography: John Read
Editor: David Elliott
Music and Lyrics by: Ron Roker & Len Beadle
Rupert Theme Sung by: Jackie Lee
Puppetry: Christine Glanville, Sheena Lane, Rowena White, David Ross
Art Director: John Jelly
Assisted by: Terry Blackall

Cast
Judy Bennett (narrator)

Episodes

Series One
Rupert and the Flying Machine (28 October 1970)
Rupert and Raggety (4 November 1970)
Rupert and Margot (11 November 1970)
Rupert and the Fishing Rod (18 November 1970)
Rupert and the Distant Music (25 November 1970)
Rupert and the Old Hat (2 December 1970)
Rupert and the Ice Flowers (9 December 1970)
Rupert and the Paper Fall (16 December 1970)
Rupert and the Christmas Toffee (23 December 1970)
Rupert and the Snowman (30 December 1970)
Rupert and the Snow Machine (6 January 1971)
Rupert and the Compass (13 January 1971)
Rupert and the Cold Cure (20 January 1971)
Rupert and the Sky Boat (27 January 1971)
Rupert in Mysteryland (3 February 1971)
Rupert and the Blue Fireworks (10 February 1971)
Rupert and the Magic Ball (17 February 1971)
Rupert and the Basket Rocket (24 February 1971)
Rupert and the Inventor (3 March 1971)
Rupert and the Unknown (10 March 1971)
Rupert and the Train Journey (17 March 1971)
Rupert and the Green Buzzer (24 March 1971)
Rupert and the Blue Moon (31 March 1971)
Rupert and the Spring Chicken (7 April 1971)
Rupert and the Butterflies (14 April 1971)
Rupert at Rocky Bay (21 April 1971)

Series Two
Rupert and the Truant (16 September 1971)
Rupert and the Autumn Primrose (23 September 1971)
Rupert and the Baby Badger (30 September 1971)
Rupert and the Rope Ladder (7 October 1971)
Rupert and the Gooseberry Fool (14 October 1971)
Rupert and the Yellow Dog-Roses (21 October 1971)
Rupert and the Flying Saucer (28 October 1971)
Rupert and the Top Hat (4 November 1971)
Rupert and the Forest Fire (11 November 1971)
Rupert and the Crackerjack (18 November 1971)
Rupert and the Birthday Kettle (25 November 1971)
Rupert and the Snuff Box (2 December 1971)
Rupert and the Dragon Sweets (9 December 1971)
Rupert and the Elephants (16 December 1971)
Rupert and the Winter Woollies (23 December 1971)
Rupert and the Sketch-Book (30 December 1971)
Rupert and the Woffle Fly (6 January 1972)
Rupert and the Lost Chariot (13 January 1972)
Rupert and the Golden Acorn (20 January 1972)
Rupert and the Balloon (27 January 1972)
Rupert and the Spring Adventure (3 February 1972)
Rupert and the Missing Pieces (10 February 1972)
Rupert and the Outlaw (17 February 1972)
Rupert and Unlucky Simon (24 February 1972)
Rupert and Rusty (2 March 1972)
Rupert and the Flying Chariot (16 March 1972)

Series Three
Rupert and the Salt Queen (19 September 1973)
Rupert and the Falling Star (26 September 1973)
Rupert and the Piggy Bank (3 October 1973)
Rupert Gets a Message (10 October 1973)
Rupert and the Chinese Kite (17 October 1973)
Rupert and the Moledigger (24 October 1973)
Rupert and the Witch's Chariot (31 October 1973)
Rupert and the Dragon Feast (7 November 1973)
Rupert and the Scaredly Scarecrow (21 November 1973)
Rupert, Raggety and the Bricks (28 November 1973)
Rupert to the Rescue (5 December 1973)
Rupert and the New Star (12 December 1973)
Rupert and the Christmas Stocking (19 December 1973)
Rupert's Christmas Party (26 December 1973)
Rupert at the Pantomime (2 January 1974)
Rupert and the Floating Water (9 January 1974)
Rupert and the One-Eyed Monster (16 January 1974)
Rupert in Rhyme Land (23 January 1974)
Rupert and the Magic Icicle (30 January 1974)
Rupert and Great Aunt Emily (6 February 1974)
Rupert and the Snow Guard (13 February 1974)
Rupert and the Chinese Plate (20 February 1974)
Rupert and the Wonderful Lamp (27 February 1974)
Rupert and the Forgetful Flowers (6 March 1974)
Rupert and the Thief (13 March 1974)
Rupert in Cloud Land (20 March 1974)
Rupert and the Goosegog Trap (27 March 1974)
Rupert and the Treasure Hunt (3 April 1974)
Rupert and the Jack-in-the-Box (10 April 1974)
Rupert in Space (17 April 1974)
Rupert and the Changing Weather (24 April 1974)
Rupert and the Troublesome Tent (1 May 1974)
Rupert and the Leaking Roof (8 May 1974)
Rupert and the Jigsaw Puzzle (15 May 1974)
Rupert and the Tight Rope Walker (22 May 1974)
Rupert and the Roses (29 May 1974)
Rupert and the Poppies (5 June 1974)
Rupert and the Time Zone (12 June 1974)
Rupert and the Flying Sou'wester (19 June 1974)
Rupert and the Newspapers (26 June 1974)
Rupert on the Farm (3 July 1974)
Rupert and the Electronic Key (10 July 1974)
Rupert and the Holiday Adventure (17 July 1974)
Rupert and the Castaway (24 July 1974)
Rupert and the Princess (31 July 1974)
Rupert and Rosalie (7 August 1974)
Rupert and the Air Smugglers (14 August 1974)
Rupert and the Rainbow (21 August 1974)
Rupert and the Pothole (28 August 1974)
Rupert and the Seashell (4 September 1974)
Rupert and the Experiment (18 September 1974)
Rupert and the Pie Contest (25 September 1974)
Rupert and the Beedozzle Man (2 October 1974)
Rupert and the Daffodil Telephone (9 October 1974)
Rupert and the Golden Egg (16 October 1974)
Rupert and Red Mac (23 October 1974)
Rupert and the Shoemaker's Son (30 October 1974)
Rupert and the Cyclone (6 November 1974)
Rupert and the House That Never Was (13 November 1974)
Rupert and the Singing Birdseed (20 November 1974)
Rupert and the Wool Gathering (27 November 1974)
Rupert and the Man in the Moon (4 December 1974)
Rupert and the Old Coat (11 December 1974)
Rupert and the White Christmas (18 December 1974)
Rupert and the Sleepless Hedgehog (1 January 1975)
Rupert and the Helpful Time (8 January 1975)
Rupert and the Eskimo (15 January 1975)
Rupert and the Little Jumping Joan (22 January 1975)
Rupert and the Snow Cloud (29 January 1975)
Rupert Turns Detective (5 February 1975)
Rupert and the New Neighbours (12 February 1975)
Rupert and the New-Fangled Heater (19 February 1975)
Rupert and the Fancy Dress Party (26 February 1975)
Rupert and the Happy Families (5 March 1975)
Rupert Rescues Rosalie (12 March 1975)
Rupert and the Light Situation (19 March 1975)
Rupert and the Easter Parade (26 March 1975)
Rupert and the Late Winter (2 April 1974)
Rupert and Nutwood Station (9 April 1975)
Rupert and the Upside-Down Tree (16 April 1975)
Rupert and the Professor's Problem (23 April 1975)
Rupert and the Knight (30 April 1975)
Rupert and Raggety's Birthday (14 May 1975)
Rupert and the Nutwood Fair (21 May 1975)
Rupert and the Lonely Pillar Box (28 May 1975)
Rupert and the Hiccuping Dragon (4 June 1975)
Rupert and Punch and Judy (11 June 1975)
Rupert Goes Shopping Twice (18 June 1975)

Series Four
Rupert and the Buried Silver (31 December 1975)
Rupert and the White Rabbit (7 January 1976)
Rupert and the Old Mill (14 January 1976)
Rupert and the Crock of Gold (21 January 1976)
Rupert and the Profusion Plant-grower (28 January 1976)
Rupert and the Rope Trick (4 February 1976)
Rupert and the Sand Castle (11 February 1976)
Rupert and Mr Grimnasty's New Home (10 March 1976)
Rupert and the Unusual Portrait (17 March 1976)
Rupert and the Giant Pancake (24 March 1976)
Rupert and the Computer (31 March 1976)
Rupert and Tiger Lily (7 April 1976)
Rupert and the Striped Digger (14 July 1976)
Rupert and Red Riding Hood (17 August 1977)
Rupert and the Naughty Tinker (24 August 1977)