Teddy Edward

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Teddy Edward
Created by Patrick Matthews
Mollie Matthews
Starring Richard Baker
Original language(s) English
No. of series 1
No. of episodes 13
Producer(s) Q-3 London
Running time 5 minutes per episode
Original network BBC1
Picture format 4:3
Original release 5 January – 30 March 1973

Teddy Edward is a British television series for children. It was based on the books by Patrick and Mollie Matthews, about the travels of a teddy bear. The series of 13 episodes was first transmitted in 1973, and often repeated until 1980.

Each episode consisted of a story narrated by Richard Baker, illustrated by still photographs of Teddy Edward and his friends. Teddy Edward's travelling companions included Jasmine the Rabbit, Snowytoes the Panda and Bushy the Bushbaby.

The series was directed by Howard Kennett.[1] The distinctive theme tune was "Glad Gadabout" by Johnny Scott.

Episode titles[edit]

  1. "The Ugly Duckling"
  2. "Snow"
  3. "Hide And Seek"
  4. "Rain"
  5. "Visitor"
  6. "Farm"
  7. "Red Indians"
  8. "Sandcastle"
  9. "Jasmine's Present"
  10. "Contraption"
  11. "Picnic"
  12. "Dream"
  13. "Cornfield"


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