Posted on June 30, 2016
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. The programmes were later repeated by Channel 4 and then Nickelodeon Junior. Camberwick Green, which was made using stop-motion animation, was the first children’s show to be aired in colour on the BBC in 1966.