Pigeon Street was an animated children's
television series originally shown on the BBC in 1981. There were two series with eight and five episodes respectively, each programme
lasting fifteen minutes.
The animation was created by Alan Rogers and Peter Lang of the Cut-Out
Animation Co. Voices were performed by George Layton, with additional voices by John
Telfer. Music was by Benni Lees, and played by Soulyard.
The shows featured the everyday adventures of a group of characters living on
Pigeon Street, an area of flats and terraced housing in a
British city, also home to several pigeons which appeared in each show but only
occasionally featured in the plot.
Characters included Clara the long distance lorry driver, her cohabiting
partner Hugo the chef, Mr Baskerville the detective, Mr Jupiter the astronomer, Mr Macadoo the petshop owner and two
twins, Molly and Polly, who were only distinguishable by the letter M and P on
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