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Tickle on the Tum

“TICKLE ON THE WHAT?” Overweening whimsy for small children set in the shop of a stereotypical English hamlet (called Tickle) and touched by the string-picking hand of singer RALPH McTELL. A different professional character (postman, teacher etc) dropped by each week for the usual song ‘n’ story treatment. The milkman was played by KENNY LYNCH.



  1. Lee James Turnock

    May 4, 2010 at 3:10 pm

    And Bill Oddie made regular appearances as Doctor Dimple.

  2. Paul Bovey

    June 29, 2012 at 3:11 pm

    I remember having an audio version of this, featuring the likes of Penelope Keith, as the school bus driver, attempting to retrieve the bus keys from a magpie and Joan Sims, as the WPC, removing a boy’s stuck head from between the park railings with the aid of a peanut butter sandwich.

  3. Richardpd

    March 27, 2022 at 10:10 pm

    Fairly watchable from what I remember, the later episodes had a puppet mascot character for no obvious reason other than to follow the trend set by too many cartoons in the 1980s.

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