Gordon Murray, creator and puppeteer of the popular BBC children’s series Trumpton, has died at persons under the age of 95.
His son-in-law, William Mollett, confirmed the news in a statement to the BBC.
The Trumptonshire Trilogy – Camberwick Green, Trumpton and Chigley – were depicted weekly by the corporation from 1966 for 20 years.
The programmes were later recurred by Channel 4 and then Nickelodeon Junior.
Camberwick Green, which was made utilizing stop-motion animation, was the first children’s reveal to be aired in colouring on the BBC in 1966.