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Summer Jackanory: The House at Pooh Corner: 'Tigger Comes to Breakfast'


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by A. A. Milne
Adapted for television and directed by Paul Ciani
With Alan Bennett

If you happen to be walking around humming quietly, 'The more it snows,' the chances are that someone within earshot will add the 'tiddly pom' for you. For the benefit of those of you who wouldn't have added 'tiddly pom,' that is the first line of one of Pooh's Better Hums - such as his 'Hummed Hopefully To Others...' Pooh being Pooh Bear, hero (?) of A.A. Milne's world-famous stories.
For the next few weeks Alan Bennett will be telling some stories from The House at Pooh Corner. Alan is a somewhat late convert to Poohsticks and Hefalumps - 'I didn't read the books till I was fourteen.' He's been busily engaged finding suitable voices for all the characters - Pooh is north country and Owl is donnish.


Author: A.A. Milne
Adapted by/Director: Paul Ciani
Pictures: E.H. Shepard
Storyteller: Alan Bennett
Producer: Anna Home

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Summer Jackanory: The House at Pooh Corner: 'Tigger Comes to Breakfast'

BBC One London, 19 July 1968 16.40

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