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Toonhounds and Teabags


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Fifty years ago, Halas and Batchelor released Animal Farm, Britain's first full-length animated feature film.
To celebrate this anniversary, Phill Jupitus has been finding out what makes our animators tick. Among the industry titans on display are Bob Godfrey, the inspiring force behind Roobarb and Custard and Britain's first Oscar winner in 1975; Aardman's co-founder Peter Lord who, with collaborator David Sproxton, began experimenting with plasticine on the kitchen table; and the Clangers-creator Oliver Postgate, who reveals the nifty Meccano motor that powers his all-conquering Bolex camera.


Presenter: Phill Jupitus
Contributor: Bob Godfrey
Contributor: Peter Lord
Contributor: David Sproxton
Contributor: Oliver Postgate
Producer: Miles Warde

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Toonhounds and Teabags

BBC Radio 4 FM, 7 October 2004 11.30

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