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Toonhound presents...






  Toonhound's Herbidacious DVD Giveaway!
Three sets of DVDs
to be won!

    Put on your party hats, folks, because "Paddington", "The Herbs", "Moschops",
    "The Perishers", "Portland Bill", "Huxley Pig" and many more FilmFair delights
are finally coming to DVD. They're included in a magnificent line-up of titles
    being released over the coming months by Abbey Home Media, in their
    Tempo TV Classics range...

    Better still, Abbey have been ultra-generous to The Hound by offering up
    three sets of all 12 titles in this first batch of releases. That's right, three
    lucky so-and-so's will each be walking away from Toonhound with a
    dozen Tempo TV Classics on DVD!...



    Abbey Home Media have 3 prize packages on offer, with
    each including the following titles:

    Paddington: Please Look After This Bear
The Adventures of Parsley: Cowboys and Indians        
    The Herbs: Parsley's Tail

 The Perishers: Magic Mirror

    The Dreamstone

    The Wombles: Orinocco and the Big Black Umbrella

    The Gingerbread Man: The Arrival

    Moschops: The First Flower

    Hattytown Tales: Mr Wimpole's Breakfast Rolls

    Huxley Pig: The Circus

    The Adventures of Portland Bill: Changeable Weather

    Nellie the Elephant: Nellie and the Ghost

    To enter the draw, simply send The Hound an email with the subject
    heading Herbidacious Giveaway. Your email should include your full
    name and contact address, including postcode.

   The closing date for entries is Monday, 3rd April 2006.

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

    Please note: This Giveaway is only open to UK residents.

   The Giveaway is now closed.
   Thanks for taking part, folks!


    Herbidacious winners!

 Jane Willis, Fleet, Hampshire 
 Claire Beaton, Portlethen

    Lorraine Carter, Liverpool


   FilmFair fun!

   FilmFair have given us a
 seemingly endless parade of animated brilliance
   over the years. The company's origins date back to the late 1960s, when
   "The Herbs" first came out to play as part of the BBC's "Watch With Mother"
   programming. Parsley and his pals were the springboard into a triumphant
   two decades, because through the 1970s and early 1980s, FilmFair's name
   became synonymous with those fabulous tea-time tv shows on BBC1,
   broadcast just before the early  evening news. "The Adventures of Parsley",
   "Paddington", "The Wombles" and "The Perishers" were classic series,
   repeated ad-infintium and emblazoned on the telly memories of a generation.
   But the company didn't rest on its laurels. We visited "Hatty Town" with them,
   we wallowed in the simple pleasures of "Moschops" and "Portland Bill".
   We daydreamed with "Huxley Pig" before we were transported to
   the half-hour dimensions of "The Dreamstone" and beyond...

   And now all these top series are coming to DVD, courtesy of Abbey Home
   Media and their Tempo TV Classics range. The festival begins with "Paddington:
   Please Look After This Bear", which hits stores on 6th March 2006, and is
   followed by a slew of top titles from the company, plus a few friends, like 
   that big pink pachyderm "Nellie the Elephant". And many discs will feature
   extra puzzles, games and info - so a new generation can learn all about
   these top toons too...


The Hound says...
     "They came from Darkest Peru... from the overgrown delights of a Walled
      Garden... from Wimbledon Common and Guillemot Rock, a kitchen dresser, 
      and even the Land of Nightmares... but they were FilmFair stars one and all.
      And they had just as many human stars behind them too. Ivor Wood,
      Graham Clutterbuck, Michael Bond, Keith Chatwin, Elisabeth Beresford,
      Bernard Cribbins, Maurice Dodd, Rodney Peppe, Mike Jupp, Martin Gates,
      David Wood, Martin Pullen and friends came together behind and
      around the camera to bring us so much tea-time tv pleasure..."       



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

 Winners agree to having their names and 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 Tempo DVD titles are all rated U in the United Kingdom.

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

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