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The Seal of Neptune

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Country of origin  UK
Running time  10 minutes per episode
Original release  1960
Network  BBC
Narrated by  Oliver Postgate
No. of episodes  18
Original network  BBC
First episode date  1960
Number of episodes  18
Created by  Oliver Postgate Peter Firmin
Genre  Children's television series
Program creators  Oliver Postgate, Peter Firmin
Similar  Tottie: The Story of a Doll's Ho, Pingwings, Pogles' Wood, Noggin the Nog, Ivor the Engine

The Seal of Neptune was a children's programme created by Oliver Postgate and Peter Firmin, also known for their works Ivor the Engine and Clangers. It was broadcast on BBC Television in 1960. Its plot featured the adventures of a seahorse and a shrimp and was similar in animation style to Ivor the Engine and Noggin the Nog.

In October 2010 it was reported that original film of the series had been recovered from a disused pig sty on a farm belonging to Firmin.

In 2014 The Seal of Neptune and the Mermaid's Pearls (1963) were released on DVD by the Dragons Friendly Society

References

The Seal of Neptune Wikipedia


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