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Peter Firmin (1928–2018)


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), Pogle's Wood (1965), The Clangers (1969), Bagpuss (1974) and Ivor the Engine (1976). His daughter Emily Firmin ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 89) in Kent, England, UK

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Known For

Bagpuss Writer
(1974)
Clangers Writer
(2015-2016)
(1962)
Small Time Writer
(1958-1961)

Filmography

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 2015 The Basil Brush Show (TV Series short) (co-creator: Basil Brush - 29 episodes)
- Basil At A Standstill (2015) ... (co-creator)
- Smelly Socks (2015) ... (co-creator)
- Basil's New Computer (2015) ... (co-creator)
- Doctor Who (2015) ... (co-creator)
- Sir Basil Of Camelot (2015) ... (co-creator)
 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)
 1986 Pinny's House (TV Series)
 1982 Noggin the Nog (TV Series) (by - 6 episodes)
- Noggin and the Pie: Part 2 (1982) ... (by)
- Noggin and the Pie: Part 1 (1982) ... (by)
 1976 Ivor the Engine (TV Series)
 1974 Bagpuss (TV Series) (creator)
 1968 The Basil Brush Show (TV Series) (creator)
 1961 Small Time (TV Series) (deviser - 1 episode)
- Dog-Watch (1961) ... (deviser)
  The Seal of Neptune (TV Mini-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 Musical Box (TV Series) (creator)
 1959 Ivor the Engine (TV Series) (writer)
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Show Show Art department (4 credits)
Show Show Director (9 credits)
Show Show Animation department (4 credits)
Show Show Production designer (1 credit)
Show Show Self (17 credits)
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Trivia:

Father of Charlotte Firmin and Emily Firmin.

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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