The Magic Roundabout

The Magic Roundabout (known in the original French as Le Manège enchanté) was a children's television programme created in France in 1963 by Serge Danot. Some 450 five-minute-long episodes were made and were originally broadcast between 1964 and 1971 on ORTF. The BBC produced a version of the series using the original stop motion animation footage with new English-language scripts, written and performed by Eric Thompson, that had no relation to the original storylines. This version, broadcast from 18 October 1965 to 25 January 1977, was a great success and attained cult status, being watched by adults for its dry humour as much as by the children for whom it was intended

English
  • TheTVDB.com Series ID 71740
  • Status Ended
  • First Aired 1965-01-01
  • Network BBC One
  • Runtime 5
  • Genres Animation, Children
  • Airs 5:45 PM on Daily
  • Rating TV-Y
  • IMDB 0144059
  • Schedules Direct
  • TV.com 14980
  • Last Updated By
  • Last Updated 01/23/2019 7:34am

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