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Moomins, The

1 9 7 7 – 1 9 8 2 (Poland/Austria)
78 x 10 minute episodes

This stop-motion animated children’s television series was based on the stories and illustrations by the Finnish author Tove Jansson.

The Moomins were a family of white hippo-shaped blob-like creatures comprising Moomin-papa, Moomin-mama and their child, who was simply called Moomin.

An edited English version aired on ITV in the UK in 1983 with the series cut down to 100 x 5 minute episodes, narrated by Richard Murdoch.

Narrator (UK)
Richard Murdoch