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First glimpse of the Clangers during BBC Stargazing Week

The new series of Clangers made its long-awaited first TV appearance during the BBC’s Stargazing Week; a series of programmes leading up to the solar eclipse on Friday 20th March. The short clip demonstrated how to watch the eclipse safely, and featured Granny, Major, Small and Tiny – with help from narrator Michael Palin.


The Telegraph described the new series as ‘adorable … Worried fans of the original Clangers television series can rest easy”.

The Mirror observed that the new series was “just as loveable as their very first outing”, with fans expressing excitement and joy at their return.

The stargazing clip aired can be viewed on the CBeebies website or the Clangers Facebook Page.