Saturday, 21 April 2012

On this day...

In 1964 a house, with a door and windows - one, two, three, four - asked if we were 'ready to play' for the first time and continued to do so - in the warm, safe, welcoming tones of Brian Cant - for another quarter of a century.

I've blogged about the golden age of children's television before, most recently when our collected 'Ivor the Engine' DVD arrived. And the more I watch it, the more I begin to think that there was something soothing, calming and secure about children's television then that isn't always present any more. 

Anyway, if - like me - you're of a 'certain age', you'll certainly recognise this: 

and this...

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