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    Toonhound's Willo the Wisp DVD Giveaway!

    Screen grabs from Willo the Wisp...  

Four Willo the Wisp DVDs
up for grabs!

Silva Screen have just released the complete
original series of "Willo the Wisp" on DVD, and
The Hound has conjured up 4 fabulous copies
to give away!

Get in the Moog and enter the draw, by sending
us an email with the subject heading "Willo the
Wisp Giveaway
". Your email should include
your full name and contact address, including

The closing date for entries is
Monday, 21st November 2005.

Four winning submissions will be drawn after
the closing date, and the winners notified
by email.

The Giveaway has now closed.
Well done to the winners!...


    Willo winners!

 Alan Williams, Brighton               
 Emily Daniels, Merley, Dorset         
 Brett Grieves, Morpeth
 Elizabeth Wright, Sale


   Life's a gas...

   Willo the Wisp actually started life as the flammable star of a Super Natural
   Gas film. Nick Spargo's ten minute film for the National Grid was made in 1975,
   and it took us through the whole flaming process and delivery of this blue power,
   from the gas fields of the North Sea to our suburban living rooms - complete
   with Kenneth Williams' sour voice on the soundtrack.

   Six years of fundraising and development later, and Willo was the star of

  his very own show, set in the heart of Doyley Wood
s, and playing host to the
   ever-plump Mavis Cruet, Carwash the cat, Arthur the caterpillar, Evil Edna
   and a gaggle of extraordinary misfits and outcasts.

   And twenty-four years later, Nick Spargo's daughter Bobbi is inviting us
   back to the wood, where we'll find that Willo is a little more waspish, Mavis
   has slimmed down a pound, and Edna has discovered the joys of evil in
   widescreen. Which means it's business as usual for our forest friends!

   Silva Screen's DVD includes all 26 episodes of the show, specially remastered
   from the original films. Plus they've included that first Super Natural Gas film,
   and an extended preview of the brand-new series, which is just about to air on
  Playhouse Disney UK, prior to Silva Screen's DVD release early next year.
  Silva's handsome web site fills in the details, and teases us with yet more
   Willo goodies and news too...


The Hound says...
     "Let's see now... There's a farty blue flame, a fat fairy, an obstreperous caterpillar,
      a cat who looks suspiciously like Noel Coward... Oh, and a walking, talking
      - nay, cackling - television set... And they bicker and bother their way through
      a five minute story, set in a bleak English wood.... On paper, this one shouldn't
      work. Indeed, the committees who construct today's teatime tv would probably
      toss this one aside before they even reached their boardroom. But this unique
      little show wove magic on its audience, conjuring up 8 million viewers at
      its peak. And if you wander into Doyley Woods today, you'll find that Nick
      Spargo's splendid creation has lost absolutely none of its appeal... "



      Prizes go to the first four entries drawn after the closing date.

 Winners agree to having their names and country of location included on this web site. 

 Names and addresses of entrants will not be disclosed to any third parties, or used for
        any marketing purposes.

The DVDs are identified as Region 2 discs, compatible with UK machines.
        Please check you can play these discs before entering the Giveaway.

 Willo the Wisp is rated U in the United Kingdom.

 Sorry, but we can not replace faulty or incompatible discs.

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