- 21st June via Theatre Weekly: CBeebies Twirlywoos to open at Leicester Square Theatre
- 2015 - 2017
- 100 (4 series)
- Anne Wood and Steve Roberts
- Linda Bassett
- Sarah Wickens, Steve Roberts and Joshua Smyth
- Andy Burns, Dirk Campbell and Vito Bruno
- Chris Wood and Anne Wood
Pre-school series focusing on the adorable antics of four, fruit-tea-loving bird-like characters: Great BigHoo, Toodloo, Chickedy and Chick.
Silly, fun and full of surprises, Twirlywoos combines stop-frame animation and live action sequences set in the real world.
The series uses fun and laughter to encourage pre-schoolers to think for themselves and gain confidence in their perceptions of the world.
"The team at Ragdoll has produced a show that is brilliantly funny and entertaining, but underpinned with a strong educational element," says CBeebies Controller Kay Benbow. "Younger viewers will be charmed by the loveable antics of the Twirlywoos while the delightful humour will appeal to all age groups."
"Television that makes children smile is so valuable and I'm proud to be part of CBeebies' wonderful tradition of making children, and parents, smile," says Ragdoll's Anne Wood. "Twirlywoos is the latest in a long line of distinctive programming from Ragdoll and we hope it is imbued with the same sense of fun as its predecessors."
Created in association with education expert Professor Cathy Nutbrown, Twirlywoos explores a different age-appropriate concept in each episode. Covering subjects such as 'over', 'underneath' and 'through', the series uses elements of surprise, discovery and rib-tickling humour to engage the audience as the inquisitive characters seek out all things new and interesting.
- First broadcast
- Monday 23rd February 2015 on CBeebies at 9:25am
- Last new broadcast
- Friday 8th December 2017 on CBeebies at 9:30am
- Upcoming repeats