Series: Michael Bentine's Potty Time
Michael Bentine's Potty Time
was a long-running British children's show, starring Michael Bentine
, directed and produced by Leon Thau for Thames Television on ITV. It ran from 1973 to 1980. The episodes consisted largely of distinctive, bearded puppets (called "Potties"), comically re-enacting famous historical situations. There were two or three 2-foot tall Potties and about six 1-foot tall ones, with numerous costume changes.
Michael Bentine's Potty Time includes examples of: