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Peter Hawkins, voice artiste extraordinaire, was associated with illustrator John Ryan on two projects.
was when CAPTAIN PUGWASH came to the television screen
in 1957. This character had first appeared in 1950, in a new boys'
weekly comic, EAGLE.
John also provided for this legendry British comic 'HARRIS TWEED'
and 'LETTICE LEEF'
Between 1957 and 1974, around 60 Captain Pugwash stories were made for television, each with a duration of 5 mins.
This book printed a few years ago by Ted Smart Publications.
Lacking in useful information, it contains three stories from 1983 ~ 1985:
The Secret Of The San Fiasco * The Battle Of Bunkum Bay
The Quest Of The Golden Handshake
|The second project that
voice artiste Peter Hawkins collaborated with illustrator John Ryan, was
when the cartoon series SIR
PRANCELOT was made in
1971~'72. This enjoyed a run of 32 episodes, again each with a running
time of 5 minutes.
A SIR PRANCELOT ANNUAL - only one issued? Undated publication.
Not a John Ryan involvement:
Written by Jocelyn Phillips * Illustrated by Toni Goffe
THE ADVENTURES SIR PRANCELOT JIG-SAW
© JOHN RYAN 1972 .Based on the BBC TV series
'SIR PRANCELOT' * Arrow Games Ltd.
|John Ryan was also the
creator of the young children's television programme
MARY, MUNGO AND MIDGE,
from the BBC Television series 'WATCH
WITH MOTHER'. Only 13 x 15 minute stories were made for this series.
© John Ryan Polystyle Publications
PUFFIN ANNUAL Number One * Puffin / Penguin Books Ltd 1974
126 pgs, with contributions from QUENTIN BLAKE, RAYMOND BRIGGS,
ROALD DAHL, PETER EDWARDS, SHEILA SANCHA, and many more.
Also included is a 4-page feature on JOHN RYAN and his associates,
and detailing how his stories are made into films for television viewing.
23rd August 2006:
Sadly, Peter Hawkins passed away in July 2006.
Although not a comprehensive study, his memory will be everlasting here!
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