Gordon The Gopher

Made:
1985-1990
maker:
British Broadcasting Corporation
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Gordon the Gopher
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Gordon the Gopher
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Gordon the Gopher
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Gordon the Gopher
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Gordon the Gopher
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Gordon the Gopher
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Gordon the Gopher
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Gordon the Gopher
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Gordon the Gopher
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Gordon the Gopher, puppet from CBBC programmes 'The Broom Cupboard' and the Saturday morning children's programme 'Going Live!', 1985-1990.

Gordon the Gopher, also known as Gordon T. Gopher, is an English puppet gopher who first appeared on Children's BBC (CBBC) between 1985 and 1987, with presenter Phillip Schofield on the interstitial or in-vision continuity programme The Broom Cupboard. His main puppeteer was Paul Smith. In 1987, Gordon and Schofield, with Sarah Greene, went on to present the Saturday morning show Going Live!. On one occasion, Gordon was famously attacked by a puppy that had been brought on to the show.

Details

Category:
Television
Object Number:
2022-557
Materials:
synthetic textile, textile and glass
Measurements:
overall: 420 mm x 200 mm x 90 mm,
type:
puppet
credit:
British Film Institute