Friday, 8 May 2009

Toy Tales

by Kathryn Hadley

'Toy Tales' opens, tomorrow May 9th, at the Bowes Museum. The exhibition celebrates 60 years of BBC children’s television programmes, original animation, puppets and stage sets with a display which includes artwork from Bagpuss, 1950s Muffin the Mule toys, as well as Paddington Bear, Teletubbies and Postman Pat memorabilia.

Toy Tales
Bowes Museum
Barnard Castle
County Durham DL12 8NP
Telephone: 01833 690 606

Pictures: Paddington Bear (©P&Co Ltd/FF Ltd 2009) and Major from The Clangers (© 2009 Oliver Postgate & Peter Firmin)

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