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Superted (1983): A childhood cartoon favourite

Season 4, Ep. 9

This week we look at Superted, a Welsh kids' book series turned into a much-loved TV show. There's a quiz and music from Chris Boddington. Listen to more from Chris here Chris Boddington Music: Home

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