Are Camberwick Green and Trumpton the same?

Are Camberwick Green and Trumpton the same?

Camberwick Green is a British children’s television series that ran from January to March 1966 on BBC1, featuring stop motion puppets. Camberwick Green is the first in the Trumptonshire trilogy, which also includes Trumpton and Chigley.

Which came first Trumpton or Camberwick Green?

Trumpton is a British stop-motion children’s television series from the producers of Camberwick Green. First shown on the BBC from January to March 1967, it was the second series in the Trumptonshire trilogy, which comprised Camberwick Green, Trumpton and Chigley.

Who were the characters in Chigley?


  • Lord Belborough – the owner of the hall, a peer of the realm, and driver of the steam locomotive Bessie; he appears in every episode.
  • Mr Brackett – Lord Belborough’s butler, and fireman on the steam railway; he appears in every episode.

What are the names in Trumpton?

Every episode features the town’s fire brigade whose names are called out for the daily roll call ‘Pugh, Pugh, Barney McGrew, Cuthbert, Dibble, Grubb’.

Did Trumpton fire brigade ever put out a fire?

A children’s programme first shown on BBC TV in 1967 was known for the antics of its Fire Brigade, which never put out a fire. Trumpton was the second series in the Trumptonshire Trilogy, which included Camberwick Green, Trumpton, and Chigley.

Who made Trumpton?

Gordon Murray
Gordon Murray, creator and puppeteer of the popular BBC children’s series Trumpton, has died at the age of 95. His son-in-law, William Mollett, confirmed the news in a statement to the BBC. The Trumptonshire Trilogy – Camberwick Green, Trumpton and Chigley – were shown weekly by the corporation from 1966 for 20 years.

Who was the narrator of Trumpton?

Brian CantTrumpton / Narrated by

Who were the Trumpton firefighters?

Every week a minor emergency led to the call-out of the Trumpton fire brigade, led by Captain Flack: Pugh, Pugh, Barney McGrew, Cuthbert, Dibble, Grubb.

Who was in Candlewick Green?

Artist Biography They were audience winners for eight weeks. Comprising Jimmy Nunnen (bass), Terry Webb (vocals), Alan Leyland (drums), Lennie Coswell and Andy Ball (keyboards), they started their career in 1973 with the Decca Records single ‘Doggie’.

What were the Firemans names in Trumpton?

Commanded by the able Captain Flack “Pugh, Pugh, Barney McGrew, Cuthbert, Dibble and Grub” are Trumpton’s firemen and they are continually being called out to attend some emergency but never an actual fire.

What are the firemen called in Trumpton?

How many Trumpton firemen were there?

These seven fearless fire men could deal with all sorts of trouble. From cats up trees to apple picking – no job was too difficult. In the afternoons, the firemen would play in the bandstand in Trumpton Park and the town’s people would gather to watch and listen.

How many firefighters are in Trumpton?

Who narrated Trumpton?

Who narrated Camberwick Green?

Brian CantCamberwick Green / Narrated by

What were the names of the fireman in Camberwick Green?

Main characters: Firemen Pugh, Pugh, Barney McGrew, Cuthbert, Dibble and Grub.

How many firemen were there in Trumpton?

Where is Chigley in Camberwick Green?

As in Camberwick Green and Trumpton, the action centres on a small community, the village of Chigley, near Camberwick Green in Trumptonshire. Chigley is more of an industrial area than Camberwick Green.

Who are the villagers in Chigley in Trumpton?

Only a relatively small number of Chigley villagers are introduced in the series, as many storylines involve existing Trumpton or Camberwick Green characters visiting Chigley. Mr Swallow – the wharfinger at Treadle’s Wharf, at the intersection of Trumpton Canal with both road and rail networks; he appears in 10 episodes.

What is the story behind Gamberwick Green Greenbelt?

Camberwick Green was spoofed for a 1988 edition of Spitting Image, as “Gamberwick Greenbelt”. The ninety second sketch had a puppet Nicholas Ridley, described as “Old Nicky Ridley, the village idiot”, aboard a bulldozer who then proceeded to demolish the whole village for redevelopment.

Who are the main characters in Camberwick Green?

Camberwick Green. Main characters: Windy Miller, Doctor Mopp, Farmer Bell, Captain Snort, Mrs Honeyman, Pc McGarry (Number 452). How each episode began: “Here is a box, a musical box, wound up and ready to play. But this box can hide a secret inside.