O Bagpuss, fat furry old catpuss

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Dr Bagpuss

I also didn’t put my pictures from Canter­bury Museum up. Here is Bagpuss on his cush­ion, he has an honour­ary doctor­ate from the Univer­sity of Kent you know. In real life, he’s about the size you’d expect.

Bagpuss again

You know origin­ally he was going to be ginger, but the fabric dye came out wrong, but they liked the pink and just went with it. He wouldn’t be the same in ginger.

Me & Bagpuss

Here’s me and his emin­ency.


The Clangers were bigger than I expec­ted, about a foot tall. You can see the glue on them in a lot of places too!

Pa Clanger


Here are the other toys from Bagpuss.

Marvellous Mouse Organ

My mum tipped me off about the exist­ence of the museum, she saw the shop one day and bought me a toy of one of the Mouse Organ mice for xmas, because Bagpuss was my favour­ite show when I was little.

Prof Yaffle

Noggin the Nog

Noggin the Nog, who is liter­ally made of pieces of painted carboard.

Ivor the Engine

And Ivor the Engine, which was prob­ably my least favour­ite Post­g­ate produc­tion as a kid.

They also had a Rupert the Bear gallery, because he’s local.
Rupert Whizz Fizz
I wish this were a commonly avail­able drink. It’s one of those mini cans they used to sell in Wool­ies.

The rest of the photos are here if you care to peruse them:

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