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The article in The Guardian (12/12/21) tells of the 70s TV series Clangers, the brainchild of Oliver Postgate, the grandson of George Lansbury.

The article features Postgate's son, Daniel and he tells us “Dad came from a strong socialist heritage, his grandfather was the Labour MP George Lansbury. Lansbury’s philosophy had a lasting influence and I think it’s apparent in his stories.

Oliver Postgate was the son of Daisy Lansbury who was one of George and Elizabeth Lansbury's 12 children.


‘People have often wondered whether there was swearing’: TV’s knitted creatures, The Clangers. Photograph: Moviestore/Rex Shutterstock

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