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Take the Trumpton test
Characters from Trumpton
So many characters - but how many do you remember
What were you doing in the late 1960s and 1970s?

Assuming that you were even born then, you might have been at home watching television, either as a child or a parent.

If so, then you will no doubt be familiar with the fictitious towns of Camberwick Green, Trumpton and Chigley - and the voice of Brian Cant.

Brian performed the songs and narrated the children's programmes, and went on to appear in front of the camera in numerous programmes including Play School and Play Away.

  • To celebrate the 40th anniversary of Trumpton, BBC One's Breakfast brought the presenter Brian Cant into the studio. You can watch our interview by clicking on the top right hand side of this story

  • We've set you a little quiz - remember it's just a bit of fun and there's no prize

    Question 1
    Name the members of the Trumpton fire brigade?
    A: Captain Flack, Hugh, Hugh, Barney Mc Grew, Cuthbert, Dibble, Grout
    B: Captain Flack, Pugh, Pugh, Barney Mc Grew, Cuthbert, Dibble, Grub
    C: Captain Jack, Pugh, Hugh, Barney Mc Grew, Cuthbert, Dibble, Grubb
    Question 2
    There is a statue in the market square of whom?
    A: Queen Victoria
    B: Queen Elizabeth II
    C: King George V
    Question 3
    Which member of Trumpton Fire Brigade, never slid down the pole?
    A: Barney Mc Grew
    B: Captain Flack
    C: Captain Jack
    Question 4
    Who was Trumpton's hat-maker?
    A: Miss Lovelace
    B: Miss Lovejoy
    C: Miss Killjoy
    Question 5
    What was the name of the bill sticker?
    A: Nick Butcher
    B: Nick Cotton
    C: Nick Fisher
    Question 6
    Name Miss Lovelace's dogs
    A: Daphne, Mitzi, Lulu
    B: Daphne, Lassie, Scooby Doo
    C: Mitzi, Lulu, Muffin
    Question 7
    Who played the cymbals at the 4 O'Clock band concert?
    A: Barney Mc Grew
    B: Miss Lovelace
    C: Windy Miller
    Question 8
    What was the name of the carpenter and his son?
    A: Chirpy Charlie and Woody
    B: Chippy Minton and Nibbs
    C: Handy Andy and Sandy
    Question 9
    What's the name of the Trumpton clock maker?
    A: Mr Pleat
    B: Mr Pratt
    C: Mr Platt
    Question 10
    What does each episode of of Trumpton start with?
    A: A shot of the town hall clock
    B: A shot of the fire station
    C: A shot of the windmill

     Press the button and see how you have done

  • Digitally re-mastered DVDs of Trumpton, Chigley and Camberwick Green are being released by Right Entertainment between now and May.They cost 14.99 each

    Talking Trumpton
    Brian Cant tells Dermot and Sian what it was like to narrate the series

    BBC Breakfast




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