Children's puppet programme featuring music and stories.

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Geoffrey Hayes ...
 Geoffrey / ... (993 episodes, 1973-1992)
Roy Skelton ...
 George / ... (993 episodes, 1973-1992)
Stanley Bates ...
 Bungle / ... (920 episodes, 1973-1989)
Rod Burton ...
 Rod / ... (832 episodes, 1974-1989)
Jane Tucker ...
 Jane / ... (831 episodes, 1974-1989)
Freddy Marks ...
 Freddy / ... (424 episodes, 1980-1989)
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Children's puppet programme featuring music and stories.

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Roy Skelton and Peter Hawkins, whom provided the voice of Zippy, were the voices of The Daleks and The Cybermen in "Doctor Who". John Leeson (Bungle) would later go on to provide the voice of K9 in "Doctor Who". See more »

Goofs

In an episode called Night Out, Zippy makes an arm gesture, which knocks over a bottle of washing up liquid and it rolls off the counter and onto the floor. This incident is ignored by all four characters and, after we cut back from Geoffery to Zippy, someone has replaced the prop, so that Zippy can then pick it up and start squeezing it. See more »

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Spin-off Cockleshell Bay (1980) See more »

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one of the greatest
28 September 2002 | by See all my reviews

Rainbow is one of the greatest Children's shows of all time it always had something new every week it helped kids learn about life and have fun at the same time why itv Axed this show i will never now


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