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Teletubbies celebrates 20th birthday with green carpet event

Celebrities and avid fans were all invited to join DHX Brands’ Teletubbies celebrate its 20th birthday during a green carpet event.

A host of stars and their families all turned out to mark the occasion, including Arsenal and England football player Theo Walcott and TV personalities Kimberly Wyatt, Imogen Thomas, Charlotte Hawkins, Jasmine Harman, Nick Knowles and more.

Tnky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po were also on hand to greet guests and marked the arrival of a brand news TV series that lands on CBeebies from March 13th.

Kimberly Wyatt said: “It’s been a great party. My daughter is just the biggest Teletubby fan and she’s had a fantastic time.”

During the day, kids could take part in craft activities, songs and dances, while also getting a sneak preview of the new series.

Kay Benbow, controller of CBeebies, added: “It is great to able to join today’s celebrations of this cherished programme that continues to delight fans old and new. The reaction to the episode shown today from the brand new series was simply amazing.”

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Robert Hutchins is the editor of Licensing.biz and ToyNews. Hutchins has worked his way up from Staff Writer to the position of Editor across the two titles, having spent some six years with both ToyNews and Licensing.biz, and what now seems like a lifetime surrounded by toys. You can contact him by emailing robert.hutchins@bizmedia.co.uk or calling him on 0203 143 8780 You can even follow him on Twitter @RobHutchins3 if ranting is your thing...

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