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From the Vault – Children: Woolly Valley

  • Friday 1 Jun

G Quardle oodle ardle wardle doodle - goes the Magpie in an homage to Denis Glover's well known poem. In fact, the whole of this classic stop-motion series is quintessentially kiwi. From the cameo voice appearance from Russell Smith, aka Count Homogenized, as hippie Tussock, to the screenwriting by celebrated children's writer Margaret Mahy. The show might have been low-tech, but the farming puppets had a quaint rustic charm that captivated viewers.

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