Children's puppet programme featuring music and stories.

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Pamela Lonsdale
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Cast

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

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Animation | Family

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 October 1972 (UK) See more »

Filming Locations:

England, UK

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Thames Television See more »
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Mono

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Color
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Trivia

Sophie Aldred made a guest role as Birthday Guest in Rainbow: Wrong Day (1990) (TV Episode) following the cancellation of Doctor Who (1963) (TV Series) which he starred as Ace, companion of The 7th Doctor (Sylvester McCoy). Roy Skelton and John Leeson were voice actors in the series which Roy Skelton provided the voices of the Daleks, the Cybermen and various other aliens and John Leeson was the voice of K9. 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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Zippy Rules!
10 April 2006 | by andythedonSee all my reviews

I have to admit when i was a child i was transfixed by rainbow.

It was all good fun with naughty zippy causing all manner of grief!

However i do have just one question.

Why did Bungle wear Blue and White pyjama's to bed then walk around the house butt ass naked all day? even out into the garden as well!

whats up with that?

other than that i loved this series bring it back.

its better than the crap that they put on TV for kids nowadays! Rainbow's the DON!

Rainbow's the Don!


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