Paddington in the hot seat. Paddington's puzzle. Paddington takes a cut.

United Kingdom, 1977

TV show

Episode of Series “The wonderful world of Paddington Bear”.
1. “Paddington in the hot seat”. Paddington has an audience ticket for the Quiz Show “Sage of Britain”. He gets lost in the studio complex and finds himself “on camera” where he is interviewed by Lionel Parr. He disputes the scoring and provides his opinion on proposed changes to British Television. The viewers jam the switchboard and Paddington is announced “Sage of Britain”. - 2. “Paddington’s puzzle”. Paddington makes a jigsaw puzzle as a present for Mr Gruber from a “priceless” old painting discarded by Mr Curry, some plywood and glue. - 3. “Paddington takes a cut”. Paddington reads “Clippings from my Hedgerow” and dreams he is pruning Mr Currys’ shrub into a peacock shape. Disaster strikes when he snips it leg off! However, awakes before discovery by Mr Curry!

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Credits

co-director

Barry Leith

Ivor Wood

producer

Graham Clutterbuck

production company

FilmFair Communications

Paddington

Duration

00:14:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1977

Appears in

Group of items

The wonderful world of Paddington Bear

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

016801

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

MPEG-4 Digital File; ACMI Digital Access Copy - overscan

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - presentation

MPEG-4 Digital File; ACMI Digital Access Copy - presentation

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - overscan

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