1960s' Ivor the Engine episodes unearthed in Kent





A collection of Ivor the Engine episodes which have not been seen since the 1960s have been unearthed in Kent.

The 24 reels were found at the back of the converted pigshed in Blean, Kent, where Peter Firmin and Oliver Postgate created their much-loved films.

Postgate, who died in 2008, and Firmin were also behind other favourites including Bagpuss and The Clangers.

He said the black and white episodes were discovered by an agency that was digitising his father's old films....


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