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British TV series
 All-new Postman Pat


Postman Pat
Cosgrove Hall                 (2003-)
   producers: Cosgrove Hall Films
                     for Entertainment Rights 
   animation: stop-motion animation

    2003 / 26 x 15mins     2003 / 2 x 25min specials
    2005 / 27 x 15mins
   2004 / 2 x 25min specials
    2006 / 28 x 15mins


    "Postman, Postman Pat,
     Can you guess what's in his bag?"


    This splendid new series comes to us via Entertainment Rights, who aquired
    Ivor Wood's Woodland Animation rights a wee while back. They brought in
    Cosgrove Hall to spruce up Greendale and its inhabitants and they've done
    a quite marvellous job. It's amazing what you can do with modern models 
    and a brush of CGI.
    You see, Greendale's now bigger and busier. The school has more children.
    There's a whole new family at the old railway station too. There are new modern
    appliances in the homes and on the streets, and over and around everyone
    there's an abundance of changeable weather - enough for all seasons, indeed.
    Now, listen closely and you'll notice there's no narrator. And if we look closer
    still we'll notice the biggest change of all: Pat and his friends now have
    lip-synched mouths!

    The series was ushered in with "Postman Pat and the Greendale Rocket",
    a 25minute special in which the old Greendale Light Railway is renovated,
    and a brand new family move to the station to attend to its running
    (see below). The film actually premiered on DVD prior to its tv broadcast.
    It was was released as a double-bill with a second special "Postman Pat's
    Magic Christmas" in November 2003. The BBC subsequently broadcast
    "Greendale Rocket" on September 6th 2004, and from thereon the first
    of the regular episodes aired daily, throughout the week...


   The Cosgrove Hall specials

    Postman Pat specials on DVD
    Postman Pat and the Greendale Rocket (2003)
    In which the local school children rediscover the Greendale Rocket.  
    This special introduces us to the Bains family, Ajay and Nisha Bains
    and the children Meera and Nikhil who hail from nearby Pencaster.
    They subsequently become full-time Greendale residents...

    Postman Pat's Magic Christmas (2003)
    A postman's lot is never easy, especially at Christmas, when there are
    so many packages and cards to deliver. Pat is having trouble getting his
    round finished in time for the village Christmas party. But help is at hand
    from a jolly bearded stranger...
    Postman Pat Clowns Around (2004)
Oh no, the circus was supposed to be coming to town, but the performers
    have been taken ill. That's the cue for the village school kids to put on their
    very own circus...

    Postman Pat and the Pirate Treasure (2004)
    Avast! - Pat's cousin Matt Clifton has hopped over from America.
    Matt's a bit of a sailor and Pat and Julian sail with him to a small island, on
    a mission to track down the Greendale cup - a trophy which Matt buried as
    a young boy...


    Cosgrove Hall Episodes

     Cosgrove Hall's contributions are, effectively, Series three, four and five
     of this fab show, with the original Woodland Animation episodes
     making up the first two seasons.

    Series Three

    Postman Pat and the Runaway Kite
    Postman Pat and the Hungry Goat
    Postman Pat and the Ice Cream Machine
    Postman Pat and the Great Greendale Race
    Postman Pat and the Jumble Sale
    Postman Pat the Magician
    Postman Pat and the Spotty Situation
    Postman Pat and the Greendale Movie
    Postman Pat Goes Football Crazy
    Postman Pat's Pigeon Post
    Postman Pat and a Job Well Done
    Postman Pat and the Green Rabbit
    Postman Pat and the Big Butterflies
    Postman Pat and the Troublesome train
    Postman Pat and the Flying Saucers
    Postman Pat at the Seaside
    Postman Pat and the Jobswap Day
    Postman Pat's Disappearing Dotty
    Postman Pat's Popstars
    Postman Pat and the Great Dinosaur Hunt
    Postman Pat and the Spooky Sleepover
    Postman Pat and the Midsummer Market
    Postman Pat and the Train Inspector
    Postman Pat and the Ice Ladder
    Postman Pat and the Rocket Rescue
    Postman Pat's Perfect Painting

    Series Four
    Postman Pat and the Big Balloon Ride
    Postman Pat and the Tricky Transport Day
    Postman Pat and rhe Surprise Present
    Postman Pat and the Perfect Pizza
    Postman Pat and the Spring Dance
    Postman Pat and the Thunderstorm
    Postman Pat and the Playful Pets
    Postman Pat and the Pink Slippers
    Postman Pat and the Runaway Train
    Postman Pat and the Pet Show
    Postman Pat's Wild West Rescue
    Postman Pat's Potluck
    Postman Pat's Radio Greendale
    Postman Pat the Secret SuperHero
    Postman Pat Goes Undercover
    Postman Pat and the Bowling Buddies
    Postman Pat and the Fancy Dress Party
    Postman Pat and the Magic Lamp
    Postman Pat and the Sneaky Sheep
    Postman Pat's Island Shipwreck
    Postman Pat's Pied Piper
    Postman Pat and the Great Custard Race
    Postman Pat and the Lucky Escape
    Postman Pat and the Record Breaking Day
    Postman Pat's Missing Things
    Postman Pat and the Flying Post
    Postman Pat's Great Big Party

    Series Five

    Postman Pat and the Bollywood Dance
    Postman Pat and the Stolen Strawberries
    Postman Pat and the Pot of Gold
    Postman Pat and the Greendale Knights
    Postman Pat and the Fantastic Feast
    Postman Pat gets Stuck
    Postman Pat and the Incredible Inventions
    Postman Pat and the Go-Kart Race
    Postman Pat and the Pet
    Postman Pat's Pony Post
    Postman Pat's Cliff Top Adventures
    Postman Pat's Lost Property
    Postman Pat and the Talking Cat
    Postman Pat and the Hedgehog Hideaway
    Postman Pat Never Gives Up
    Postman Pat and the Double Disguise
    Postman Pat's Cat Calamity
    Postman Pat and the Popular Policeman
    Postman Pat's Noisy Day
    Postman Pat and the Disappearing Bear
    Postman Pat and the Cranky Cows
    Postman Pat's Big Boat Adventure
    Postman Pat's Holiday Hobbies
    Postman Pat and the Grumpy Pony
    Postman Pat's Fun Run
    Postman Pat's Spy Mission
    Postman Pat's Ice'Capade
    Postman Pat's Christmas Eve

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    See also

    Postman Pat (Ivor Wood)


    In the news

    The Hound: September 2004
    Pat's Post Office plaque...

    The Hound: June 2003
    The closure of John Cunliffe's inspirational Post Office...

    The Hound: February 2003
    News of the news series...

    The Hound: September 2002
    News series announced, plus Jess gets his own spin-off...


     New Postman Pat on DVD

     UK DVD 

Postman Pat: Magic Christmas
      "Postman Pat & The Greendale Rocket" / "Pat's Magic Christmas"
      together on one disc / R2 / Entertainment Rights / November 2003

Postman Pat Clowns Around
      Special + 2 episodes / R2 / Entertainment Rights / April 2004

Postman Pat and the Ice Cream Machine
      4 episodes / R2 / Entertainment Rights / September 2004

Postman Pat and the Pirate Treasure
      Special + 2 episodes / R2 / Entertainment Rights / March 2005

Postman Pat and the Great Dinosaur Hunt
      4 episodes / R2 / Entertainment Rights /Sept 2005

Postman Pat and the Giant Snowball
      4 episodes / R2 / Entertainment Rights / Nov 2005

      Postman Pat: Popstars
      4 episodes / R2 / Entertainment Rights / March 2006

      Postman Pat: Football Crazy
      4 episodes / R2 / Entertainment Rights / May 2006

      Postman Pat: Great Big Party
      4 episodes / R2 / Entertainment Rights /September 2006

      Postman Pat: Go-Kart Race
      4 episodes / R2 / Entertainment Rights / March 2007

      Postman Pat's Summer Spectacular
      3 episodes / R2 / Entertainment Rights / August 2007

      Postman Pat - Christmas Eve
      R2 / Entertainment Rights / November 2007


    based on the original series written by John Cunliffe

    based upon the original television series
    designed and produced by Ivor Wood

     exec prods:
      title music: 
      art dir:
      script editor:          animators:                               
      puppet maint: 
      set illus:       
      set dressing:
      senior costume
      costume makers:  
      studio dir:
      lighting cam:
      asst cam:
      cam assts:
      asst prod:
      voice rec:
      vid post-prod:
      audio post-prod:
      computer graphics:
      data management:
      tech support:
      prod man:
      prod asst:
      prod acct:
      stills co-ord:
      prod co-ord:
Theresa Plummer-Andrews (for the BBC)
Jane Smith, Oliver Ellis (for Ent. Rights)
Chris Taylor
Chris Bowden
Brian Daly
Simon Woodgate at Echobass Studios
John Cunliffe, Elly Brewer, Rachel Dawson, Glenn Dakin,
Gillian Cordoroy, George Tarry, Wayne Jackman,
 Diane Redmond, Rebecca Stevens, Anna Cunningham
Bridget Appleby
Justin Exley
Annika Bluhm
Tim Collings, Brian Demoskoff, Lucy Gell,
Lisa Goddard, Lisa-Jane Gray, Monica McCartney, 
Matt Palmer, Bob Scott, Chris Tootell
Mackinnon & Saunders
Noel Baker, Colin Batty, Anne Hall,
Joe Holman, Clare Jones, Caroline Wallace,
Robbie Manning, Nick Roberson, Emma Trimble,
Kristine Keogh, Georgina Haynes, Richard Pickersgill,
Michelle Scattergood, Stuart Sutcliffe
Patricia Brennan
The As & When Men
Jeff Spain, Rick Kent, Richard Sykes,
Alan Henry, Robin Jackson
Mark Stacey
Dom Lee
John Ashton, Diane Holness, Angela Kiely

Clare Elliott
Nigel Cornford, Joan Jones, Andrea Lord,
Stewart Selkirk
Sue Pugh
Martin Kelly
Justin Noe
Jo Richards, Simon Lacey
Owen Ballhatchet
The Sound House, Hullabaloo studios
Flix Facilities
Hullabaloo Studios
Jonathan Turner
Pete Kidd
Phil Atack, Matthew Horsefield
Karen Dudley
Lucy Atkinson
Sarah Ulyatt
Gwyn Roberts
Victoria Marks
(for Ent. Rights)
Ken Barrie  
Carol Boyd
Kulvinder Ghir
Janet James
Archie Panjabi
Melissa Sinden


      On the web

      Postman Pat
      The big and bright official site...

      Entertainment Rights
      ER hold the rights to the show...

      Mackinnon & Saunders
      Pat's puppet makers...

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