Vernon Elliott tribute show to Oliver Postgate’s films (Bagpuss, The Clangers)


The Music Of Vernon Elliott a tribute to the world of Oliver Postgate performed by North Sea Radio Orchestra takes place on Friday June 10th at 8pm, Hall One, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9AG.

Step back in time into the worlds of The Clangers, Ivor the Engine, Pogle’s Wood, Noggin The Nog and more. A celebration of the much-loved music Vernon Elliott composed for Oliver Postgate/Smallfilms productions.

Tickets available here – from £9.50 online (family discounts)
Part of the unique four-day Arctic Circle Fairytales And Monsters festival.

Charlie Brooker’s tribute to Oliver Postgate – Dec ’08


“Bring back Oliver Postgate’s music of the spheres. From the wistful whistles of the Clangers to the parps of Ivor the Engine, the magical sounds of Oliver Postgate’s classic shows set the bar for music on children’s television” – Maddy Costa, The Guardian, October 09

Hear the live performance by NSRO & Laura Rossi accompanying a screening of The Clangers ‘Music Tree Episode’ at Union Chapel in Oct’ 09 here

The June 10th performance also features specially commissioned music arranged by NSRO leader Craig Fortnam and film composer Laura Rossi. In honour of Postgate, there will be musically accompanied Postgate visuals and a special rendering of the music from Bagpuss. Hosted by Johnny Trunk. Produced in association with Trunk Records.

North Sea Radio Orchestra with Laura Rossi perform The Clangers (Music Tree Episode) live by Arctic Circle Radio

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