Trumptonshire Trilogy Coming to Blu-Ray


Fabulous Films will release The Complete Trumptonshire Trilogy on Blu-Ray and DVD in September 2023.

All three series in the trilogy, Camberwick Green, Trumpton and Chigley were created by Gordon Murray and originally broadcast by the BBC between 1966 and 1969. The narrator for all episodes was Brian Cant.

“Here is a box, a musical box, wound up and ready to play. But this box can hide a secret inside! Can you guess what is in it today? Windy Miller cordially invites you to join him and the rest of the Camberwick Green village folk in Gordon Murray’s timeless classic. This iconic British animation, narrated by Brian Cant was the first children’s television programme filmed in colour. It was originally broadcast in 1966 and was shown weekly by the BBC for the next 20 years.”

Camberwick Green Synopsis from Fabulous Films’ website

“Here is the clock, The Trumpton clock, Telling the time…steadily, sensibly; never too quickly, never too slowly…Telling the time for Trumpton. So take a trip to Trumpton and join Pugh, Pugh, Barney McGrew, Cuthbert, Dibble and Grub and the rest of the Trumpton townsfolk in Gordon Murray’s timeless animation classic. This iconic British animation, narrated by Brian Cant was originally broadcast in 1967 and was shown weekly by the BBC for the next 20 years.”

Trumpton Synopsis from Fabulous Films’ website

”It’s a lovely day in Chigley.” Lord Bellborough and Bracket are taking Bessie out for a run to Treadle’s Wharf and the workers are making fine biscuits at the biscuit factory. When the whistle blows at the end of a hard day’s work, everyone makes their way to the park to enjoy the 6 o’clock Tea Dance.”

Chigley Synopsis from Fabulous Films’ Website

All 39 episodes were restored from the original negatives. Camberwick Green previously received a release on Blu-Ray in 2011, but this will mark the first appearance of Trumpton and Chigley on the format. They will be available as a box set, or sold separately. The product will be released on the 18th of September 2023 on Blu-Ray and DVD formats. The Complete Trumptonshire Collection is available to pre-order from Amazon.

Jamie Dyer

Jamie Dyer is an experienced writer, broadcaster, musician and social media marketer. He enjoys Old Time Radio, vintage TV, collecting vinyl and supporting the New York Knicks.

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