The script in Dutch was written by, Giant versions of Dougal and Zebedee, both the size of a small house, are featured in, The title and characters appeared as a regular weekly feature in the ", This page was last edited on 7 October 2020, at 10:29. Unlike the previous VHS releases with the Eric Thompson episodes, these versions don't show episode titles. The voices included Tom Baker, Joanna Lumley, Ian McKellen, Jim Broadbent, Kylie Minogue, Robbie Williams, Bill Nighy and Lee Evans. The majority of original British voices were replaced by celebrities more familiar to the American public, such as Whoopi Goldberg and Chevy Chase. There are two notable human characters: Florence (Margote), a young girl; and Mr Rusty (le Père Pivoine), the elderly moustached operator of the roundabout. In the UK, the series gained cult status among some adults during the mid-to-late 1960s because it was seen as having psychedelic connotations (e.g. While The Adventures of Dougal featured republications of three exclusive book stories, the latter three featured scripts from the TV series. Doogal Soundtrack Lyrics. The first British broadcasts were shown every weekday on BBC1 at 17:50, just before the early evening news at 17:55. Kylie Minogue:The Magic Roundabout(Full Title Track Video) - … Unlike the original series, every episode would begin with Zebedee giving a brief summary to the audience of what will happen, before the plot begins. All episodes are narrated by Nigel Planer. The record was a hit, reaching #5 in the UK singles chart. The stories were: "Dougal's Experiment", "A Starry Night", "The Moody Concerto", "Dougal's Adventure", and "The Stiff Necked Heliotropes" on side one and "The Birds School", "The Piano Carrier", "Banana Skin", "The Musical Box", and "The Announcer" on side two. I am right by your side, Upon this takeover, the residents of the garden also ended up being imprisoned, except for Dougal, who made a plan to rescue his friends. ), Includes only the first ten episodes from the previous release. Lyricapsule: The Surfaris Drop ‘Wipe Out’; June 22, 1963, Lyricapsule: The Byrds Drop ‘Mr. From the second series onwards it was made in colour, although the series was still broadcast in black-and-white by the BBC; the first colour episode of the show was transmitted on 5 October 1970. Danot made a longer film, Pollux et le chat bleu, in 1970 which was also adapted by Thompson and shown in Britain as Dougal and the Blue Cat. These consisted of episodes from both the 1971 (most, if not all, have been previously narrated by Thompson) and 1989 series. He …, Jasper Carrott OBE (born Robert Davis, March 14, 1945) is an English comedian (declaring himself "world famous in Birmingham") Born in Acocks Green, Birmingham, he was educated at…, Jasper Carrott OBE (born Robert Davis, March 14, 1945) is an English comedian (declaring himself "world famous in Birmingham") Born in Acocks Green, Birmingham, he was educated at Moseley School. In fact, when Serge Danot was interviewed by Joan Bakewell on Late Night Line-Up in 1968 his associate (perhaps Jean Biard) said that in France it was thought at first that the UK version of Pollux had been renamed "De Gaulle", mishearing the name Dougal (as seen in the Channel 4 documentary The Return of the Magic Roundabout (broadcast 08:50 on 25 December 1991 and 18:00 on 5 January 1992), and in the 2003 BBC4 documentary The Magic Roundabout Story). The audience measured eight million at its peak. He started his own folk club at 16 called "The Boggery" in Solihull, where he would perform folk songs as well as MC. It was written by singer Jon Anderson and guitarist Steve Howe and produced by the band and Eddy Offord.The song originated when the band were on tour and travelled from Aberdeen to Glasgow, and went through many roundabouts on the way. Ermintrude was rather matronly and fond of singing. These airings mainly used episodes from the 1974 series, which have been re-narrated by Jimmy Hibbert, though some episodes from the Nigel Planer dub aired as well. Note: When you embed the widget in your site, it will match your site's styles (CSS). It was also broadcast on the children's channel of China Central Television (CCTV-14) in Chinese during 2017 and was briefly available on Netflix in the US. If life is still worth living, how come I feel afraid? Before long, his banter with the audience overtook the actual songs and he became known more as a comedian than a singer. Three other children, Paul, Basil and Rosalie, appeared in the original black-and-white serial and in the credit sequence of the colour episodes, but very rarely in subsequent episodes. It s a quarter to six. Jasper Carrott Magic Roundabout Lyrics. The British BBC version was distinct from the French version in that the narration was entirely new, created by Eric Thompson from just the visuals, and not based on the script by Serge Danot. [5] The two-disc special edition of the UK DVD of the film features five of the original Magic Roundabout episodes on the second disc. French soundtrack recordings were also issued in France in the 60s on three EPs and again on an LP Pollux in 1983 along with an original single "C'est moi Pollux". [3][1] Although the exact time of the early evening news varied over the years, The Magic Roundabout kept its slot before the early evening news for the duration of its original broadcasting, except for 16:55 time slots during October to November 1966, and earlier times during parts of 1972 and 1973. All episodes included are from the later-model episodes from the 1970–1971 series. Go directly to shout page. Each time you go down, don't forget to remember Let us know what you think of the website. Time today. A wonderful trip wherever that may be together you and me. Magic Roundabout lyrics performed by Jasper Carrott: `Hello children. The new series also created a few original characters of its own such as Fly and Dougal's Auntie Primrose. The episodes would also end with Zebedee throwing a party after the problems have been solved, with Dylan droopily remarking, "I wish it was time for bed, man..." before drifting off to sleep. The Magic Roundabout Stop your tears from hiding, See them mesmerise your skin, It's all that I can do to keep away from going in, I fed the ghost of plenty as the perfume turned to grey, If life is still worth living, how come I feel afraid? The programmes were created by stop motion animation, which meant that Dougal was made without legs to make him easier to animate. ===========================================================================. The only way out, I can't deny the honesty, The show has a distinctive visual style. All episodes included are from the 1974 series. There are speculations about possible interpretations of the show. Some user-contributed text on this page is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. The look of these characters was the responsibility of British animator Ivor Wood, who was working at Danot's studio at the time (and who subsequently animated The Herbs, Paddington Bear and Postman Pat). Directed by Graham Ralph of Silver Fox Films and produced by Theresa Plummer Andrews. The scripts and voices produced in the UK. A 1970's edition of the seminal Children's TV show "The Magic Roundabout" written and voiced by the unique Eric Thompson. If life is still worth living, how come I feel alone? In 2007, a new TV version of The Magic Roundabout was created, with 52 x 11-minute episodes. In Italy, part of the series was broadcast in the 1970s by the. I'm flying high up in the sky can you see. The Magic Roundabout was an English-language children's television programme that ran from 1965 to 1977. It s a quarter to six. Brian was unsophisticated but well-meaning. Using the CGI designed versions of the original characters from the 2005 movie also produced by Action Synthese, the only new characters taken from the film are Mr. Grimsdale the baker and Soldier Sam.