Ragtime is a children's television series created by Michael Cole and presented by Maggie Henderson and Fred Harris. The programme features play with words, songs, stories and puppets. Puppets made by Joanne Cole emerge from the green Ragtime Bag, including wooden spoons with faces drawn on them. These are named Mr Porridge, Mr Curry, Mr Jelly, Miss Sponge, Mrs Custard, Uncle Casserole and Mrs Ragamuffin. Other puppet regulars include Dax and Sniff (both dogs), Humbug the tiger and Bubble, a cushion-shaped toy. The music was provided by Peter Gosling and Dave Moses. In 1973 the series won a Society of Film and Television Award (later known as a BAFTA) for Best Children's Programme.

  • TheTVDB.com Series ID 383001
  • Status Ended
  • Airs Sunday, Wednesday, at 1:45pm
  • Original Network BBC
  • Networks BBC from October 1973 to March 1975
  • Runtimes 15 minutes (26 episodes)
  • Genres Children
  • Sub-Genre British
  • On Other Sites IMDB
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  • Created May 25, 2020 by chezpaul
  • Modified May 25, 2020 by chezpaul

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