Meeow!

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Meeow!
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Meeow! Titles with Maisie Mac
Genre Children's Television
Written by Roland Moore, Les Brooksbank
Directed by Les Orton
Composer(s) The Singing Kettle
Country of origin Scotland
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 26
Production
Producer(s) Robin Lyons
Running time 10 min
Production company(s) STV Productions
(Scottish Television)
Broadcast
Original channel ITV Network (CITV)
Picture format 4:3
Original run 2000 – 2002
External links
Production website

Meeow! is an animated children's series based on the Maisie MacKenzie books by Aileen Paterson, produced in both English and Gaelic. Scottish Television in association with The Gaelic Committee, decided to make the book in to a cartoon series, with Siriol Animation doing the animation. Meeow was narrations by Scottish comedian Stanley Baxter, with music being produced by The Singing Kettle. Its first run was featured on ITV children's block, CITV.

The series is about a young cat named Maisie Mac who lives with her grandmother in Morningside in Edinburgh as her explorer father is always away.

The programme was re-aired in 2009 on wknd@stv - a children's television strand on Scottish television channel, STV. The Gaelic version is still airs on BBC Alba.

Characters[edit]

  • Maisie Mac - A young Scottish cat who wishes to be an explorer like her father.
  • Granny - Maisie's grandmother. She looks after Maisie whilst Daddy is away.
  • Mrs. Marjorie McKitty - Maisie and Granny's neighbour.
  • Archie - Maisie's best friend.
  • Lydia McSporran - Mrs McKitty's niece.
  • Daddy - Maisie's father who travels the world as part of his job at Edinburgh University.