| 8.1°C Belfast

Teletubbies remake? I won't be watching, says creator

Close

The co-creator of the Teletubbies has criticised TV bosses for reviving a glut of former children's shows, from Thunderbirds to The Wombles

The co-creator of the Teletubbies has criticised TV bosses for reviving a glut of former children's shows, from Thunderbirds to The Wombles

The co-creator of the Teletubbies has criticised TV bosses for reviving a glut of former children's shows, from Thunderbirds to The Wombles

The co-creator of the Teletubbies has criticised TV bosses for reviving a glut of former children's shows, from Thunderbirds to The Wombles.

Several classics, including Danger Mouse, The Clangers and Teletubbies, are being remade for today's young audiences.

But Anne Wood (77) said she would not be watching the return of Tinky Winky, Laa-Laa and Po to the small screen.

"No. I couldn't bring myself to. I mean I have nothing against them, it might be brilliant," she said.

"It's like seeing a child remade in somebody else's image. So good luck to them. They bought it and I can't do anything about that."

Wood, who brought TV viewers Roland Rat in the 1980s, added: "People feel safer remaking hits of the past rather than investing in something new."

Daily Headlines & Evening Telegraph Newsletter

Receive today's headlines directly to your inbox every morning and evening, with our free daily newsletter.

This field is required


Top Videos



Privacy