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Series cast summary:
Olwen Griffiths Olwen Griffiths 14 episodes, 1976
Anthony Jackson Anthony Jackson 14 episodes, 1976
Oliver Postgate Oliver Postgate 14 episodes, 1976
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In the 'top, left hand corner of Wales' runs an archaic railway line staffed by such characters as Jones the Steam and Dai Station. Their pride is Ivor, the steam engine with a will of his own and a penchant for such things as looking after dragons in his firebox. Written by D.Giddings <darren.giddings@newcastle.ac.uk>

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UK

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English

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26 January 1976 (UK) See more »

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Iivari veturi See more »

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(40 episodes)

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Color
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It is almost the same version as Ivor the Engine (1959). In the 1970s, this series was remade and the original scenes were colored. See more »

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Pssshhht-koof, Pssshhht-koof !!!
13 October 2002 | by fiona-21See all my reviews

A dark winter evening, Mum cooking the dinner and me curled up on the couch watching 'Ivor the Engine'. I am writing this and actually have a lump in my throat because childhood then was so sweet and uncomplicated.

Oliver Postgate's programmes are like a background to my childhood and there will never be anything in the future to compare with them.

My generation had the best kid's TV. You only have to look around at the revival of popularity for 'Rainbow', 'Bagpuss', 'Clangers' etc. to know that these shows were special.

I don't imagine that in 20 years there will be a resurgence in popularity for 'Pokemon'!!


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