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Peter Firmin

Peter Firmin was born on December 11, 1928 in Harwich, Essex, England. He is known for his work on Bagpuss (1974), Ivor the Engine (1975) and The Clangers (1969). He is married to Joan Firmin. They have six children. See full bio »
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 2002 The Basil Brush Show (TV Series) (creator: Basil Brush)
  Bagpuss (TV Series) (pictures by - 13 episodes, 1974) (puppets by - 13 episodes, 1974)
- Uncle Feedle (1974) ... (pictures by) / (puppets by)
- Flying (1974) ... (pictures by) / (puppets by)
- The Fiddle (1974) ... (pictures by) / (puppets by)
- Old Man's Beard (1974) ... (pictures by) / (puppets by)
- The Giant (1974) ... (pictures by) / (puppets by)
 1969 The Clangers (TV Series) (puppets) / (scenarist)
 1966 Pogle's Wood (TV Series) (puppets - 1 episode)
- Honey Bees (1966) ... (puppets)
 1959 Noggin the Nog (TV Series) (puppets and pictures)
 1958 Small Time (TV Series) (illustration - 1 episode)
- Alexander the Mouse (1958) ... (illustration)
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Known as the creator of TV's Basil Brush and for his collaborations (as writer/producer/director/animator) with Oliver Postgate (he and Postgate set up 'Smallfilms' in 1958 and produced such children's classics as Noggin the Nog (1959), The Clangers (1969), Bagpuss (1974) and Ivor the Engine (1975). His daughter Emily Firmin played the part of the little girl Emily in Bagpuss. See more »

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