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Oliver Postgate (1925–2008)

Oliver Postgate was born on April 12, 1925 in Hendon, Middlesex, England as Richard Oliver Postgate. He was a writer and actor, known for Bagpuss (1974), Clangers (2015) and Ivor the Engine (1975). He was married to Prue Myers. He died on December 8, 2008 in Broadstairs, Kent, England. See full bio »

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Known For

Bagpuss
Bagpuss Writer
(1974)
Clangers
Clangers Writer
(2015)
Ivor the Engine
(1975)
The Pingwings
The Pingwings Writer
(1961)

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 2015 Clangers (TV Series) (based on the classic series created and conceived by - 26 episodes)
- Find the Eclipse (2015) ... (based on the classic series created and conceived by)
- Home Sweet Hoot (2015) ... (based on the classic series created and conceived by)
- Dragon Day (2015) ... (based on the classic series created and conceived by)
- Bubble Trouble (2015) ... (based on the classic series created and conceived by)
- Holes (2015) ... (based on the classic series created and conceived by)
  Noggin the Nog (TV Series) (by - 6 episodes, 1982) (story - 6 episodes, 1982)
- Noggin and the Pie: Part 2 (1982) ... (by) / (story)
- Noggin and the Pie: Part 1 (1982) ... (by) / (story)
- Noggin and the Ice Dragon: Part 4 (1982) ... (by) / (story)
- Noggin and the Ice Dragon: Part 3 (1982) ... (by) / (story)
- Noggin and the Ice Dragon: Part 2 (1982) ... (by) / (story)
 1975 Ivor the Engine (TV Series) (story - 14 episodes)
- The Water Tower ... (story)
- The Cuckoo Clock ... (story)
- Central Heating ... (story)
- Buying Things ... (story)
- Unidentified Objects ... (story)
 1974 Bagpuss (TV Series) (creator - 13 episodes)
- Uncle Feedle (1974) ... (creator)
- Flying (1974) ... (creator)
- The Fiddle (1974) ... (creator)
- Old Man's Beard (1974) ... (creator)
- The Giant (1974) ... (creator)
 1969-1971 The Clangers (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Rock Collector (1971) ... (writer)
- Flying (1969) ... (writer)
  Pogle's Wood (TV Series) (7 episodes, 1965 - 1966) (story - 1 episode, 1966)
- Honey Bees (1966) ... (story)
- Grains of Wheat (1966)
- The Singing Bird (1965)
 1963 Blue Peter (TV Series) (Little Watha written by - 4 episodes)
- Episode dated 2 September 1963 (1963) ... (Little Watha written by)
- Episode dated 26 August 1963 (1963) ... (Little Watha written by)
- Episode dated 19 August 1963 (1963) ... (Little Watha written by)
- Episode dated 12 August 1963 (1963) ... (Little Watha written by)
 1962 The Mermaid's Pearls (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Neptune (1962) ... (writer)
- The City (1962) ... (writer)
- The Sad Stones (1962) ... (writer)
- The Search (1962) ... (writer)
- The Wreck (1962) ... (writer)
 1962 Ivor the Engine (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Mrs. Porty's Foxes (1962) ... (written by)
  Small Time (TV Series) (writer - 7 episodes, 1958) (deviser - 1 episode, 1961)
- Dog-Watch (1961) ... (deviser)
 1961 The Pingwings (TV Series)
  The Seal of Neptune (TV Series) (creator - 6 episodes, 1960) (writer - 6 episodes, 1960)
- Neptune (1960) ... (creator) / (writer)
- The City (1960) ... (creator) / (writer)
- The White-sailed Ship (1960) ... (creator) / (writer)
- The Mermaid (1960) ... (creator) / (writer)
- The Sharks (1960) ... (creator) / (writer)
 1959 Noggin the Nog (TV Series) (writer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "Thinking it through: The Plain Man's Guide to the Bomb". London: The Menard Press. ISBN 9780903400732

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Auditioned for the voice of the Book in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005). See more »

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