Tuesday, 9 December 2008

RIP Oliver Postgate 1925 - 2008

"There is no such thing as 'the children of today'. Children are not 'of today'. They come afresh into this world in a steady stream and, apart from a few in-built instincts, they are blank pages happily waiting to be written on."
- Oliver Postgate

Clangers final episode, "Music of the Spheres"

Obligatory Wikipedia entry
Obituary on the Guardian website
Postgate's personal website (with essays)
Postgate's New Statesman columns

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