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RIP Bob Godfrey: from TOTO to Roobarb, The Beatles and Henry’s Cat

by | 23rd, February 2013

Roobarb RIP Bob Godfrey: from TOTO to Roobarb, The Beatles and Henrys Cat

RIP Bob Godfrey. You created Roobab and Custard, the story of the chipper snot-green dog and the snide purple cat. Everything wobbled.

You died in the same week as Richard Briers, the actor who gave your characters voices.

He also made other animated films:

1964 and TOTO – the British Productivity Council get Godfrey to teach us the gross national product:

The Beatles:

1970 – Sauce!

The IKB biopic

Henry’s Cat

All aboard the Skylark, that was one of your catchphrases.

Godfrey created the Do-It-Yourself Animation Show in the mid-1970s:

He created parts of our childhoods:

bobgodfrey RIP Bob Godfrey: from TOTO to Roobarb, The Beatles and Henrys Cat



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