Watch with Mother (1953-1975)

UK, 1953-1975
black and white, 4:3
mono, English

A British fantasy television strand created by Freda Lingstrom and Maria Bird. It contained many short programmes made for children. Some of the programmes, most notably Andy Pandy (1950-1957), had been running independently prior to falling under the Watch with Mother umbrella.

Andy Pandy (1950-1957)
The Flowerpot Men (1952-1953)
Rag, Tag and Bobtail (1953-1955)
The Woodentops (1955-1957)
Picture Book (1955-1973)
Tales of the Riverbank (1960-1963)
The Pogles (1965)
Camberwick Green (1966)
Pogles’ Wood (1966-1968)
Trumpton (1967)
Les aventures de Colargol (1967-1974)
The Herbs (1968)
Chigley (1969)
Mr Benn (1971-1972)
Bagpuss (1974)
Fingerbobs (1972)


Radio Times 1-9 January 1970 p.6 – note (Welcome to 1970: Dr Who, Val Doonican, Ivanhoe, A Question of Sport, Barry Humphries’s Scandals and many more besides…)