Sunday, September 6, 2009

In The Night Garden...

The one thing I enjoyed immensely as a child growing up in England, were the television programs.
It was the kind of programming , that not only entertained the school children, but the parents also.
The writers had a unique talent for interacting with the viewer, they made you feel as if you knew the characters personally, or wanted to.

Several months ago, a fellow Brit blogger Winifred, http://stopprocrastinating.blogspot.com/ introduced me to the world of :
In The Night Garden http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/In_the_Night_Garden
A nursery rhyme laden program which keeps young ones spellbound and winds them down before bedtime.

I must confess, I am completely enamored by this delightful children's series, and watch at least one episode each evening before retiring.
I'm saving a fortune on Chamomile tea.

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Video credit: BBC /Youtube/Jordanaous


donna baker said...

I couldn't watch much since it kept stopping. Do you watch this on the BBC or on the computer at Wikipedia? I'll have to let my grandbaby watch it.

A Brit in Tennessee said...

Donna: Sorry you were unable to watch it without it stopping and starting, it works without any trouble when I watch it.
You can watch more episodes on Youtube, just type in IN THE NIGHT GARDEN, there are videos/DVD's on sale also at Amazon.

Miss Daisy said...

It worked on mine just fine. My daughter and her friends watched it with me. We laughed. This would be a cute program for my granddaughter.

AmyK said...

I'm hooked on Midsommer Murders. Yours, I hadn't heard of.

John Bailey said...

I've enjoyed the Night Garden on TV more or less since it started. I don't seek it out but when channel surfing I always stop to watch the little gems until the episode ends. Then I sigh happily and go about my business.

Can't say why I like it, and I'm not sure I want to. Rather like my feelings towards haiku, really.

bennie and patsy said...

That is so cute, I could watch all of it .

L. D. Burgus said...

Youtube has opened the entire world up to so much to enjoy. I can't imagine how quickly lives have changed, learned, or become informed over the things in this world. I don't have grandbabies yet so I will just watch one once in a while.

Wanda said...

That is sweet and happy, happy, happy...certainly leaves you smiling!

DJan said...

Well! That was so lovely I feel my blood pressure is down by a significant amount! This is the solution to my midnight scaries: I'm going to download a couple of these gems to my laptop and then I can just watch one and go back to sleep. I love this. It doesn't seem to be available in the US, I did try to find it. YouTube is sufficient, though. Thanks for this!

Gaston Studio said...

Can't say I've ever heard of it or watched it but love that you find such joy in a children's program!