RIP Oliver Postgate 1925-2008

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Ivor is 50! Commemorative Sets available, Signed by Peter Firmin!

History - Map - People - Films - Books - Audio - Theme - Board Games - Wallpaper
Ivor the Engine Train Simulator! - Make your own Ivor the Engine - New Ivor on BBC 2W

Buy Stuff - Video/DVD - Bone China Tableware

All Aboard with Ivor: Live Steam Events Spring/Summer 2007!

Help - If you have any Ivor material, please mail me


Main Theme
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Ivor running
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Ivor's Whistle
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"Come on Ivor"
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"...Not very long ago, in the top left-hand corner of Wales, there was a railway.  It wasn't a very long railway or a very important railway, but it was called The Merioneth and Llantisilly Rail Traction Company Limited, and it was all there was.
And in a shed, in a siding at the end of the railway, lives the Locomotive of the Merioneth and Llantisilly Rail Traction Company Limited, which was a long name for a little engine so his friends just called him Ivor..."

So began, in 1959, the first episode of the first series of a set of television films which were to become part of the mainstream of Children's television for the next thirty years.


Thanks to Alan Bound for the game - I have scanned it in now!
Thanks also to James Rowles for the episode list on the Ivor and the Elephants video
Thanks to Maureen Albrecht for sending me the wallpaper!
Final thanks to Lisa Clayton-Jones for picking me up on the origins of Idris