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PremierLeague-News.Com - Lucas was a buoyant guide to the past and the future of the Mr Men franchise

Uk News 50 Years of Mr Men turned Mr Couldn't Care Less to Mr Better Informed United Kingdom news

PremierLeague-News.Com - Lucas was a buoyant guide to the past and the future of the Mr Men franchise

Uk News  50 Years of Mr Men turned Mr Couldn't Care Less to Mr Better Informed United Kingdom news
16 May 2021 - 18:06

PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Full disclosure: I have no real fond memories of Roger Hargreaves’ globally beloved characters, the Mr Men. A deprived childhood? Perhaps, and I was definitely not the target audience for 50 Years of Mr Men with Matt Lucas. But then stripped of its nostalgia value, would the Channel 4 documentary still engage Mr Couldn’t Care Less?Thanks to the books’ publishing history, the answer was mostly yes. A successful ad man, Hargreaves was inspired by his son asking what a tickle looked like to create his first character. Stuck together with Sellotape, his 1971 prototype Mr Tickle couldn’t find a taker – Lucas reverently handled the original manuscript as he visited Hargreaves’s son Adam.Self-publishing his “little books for little hands”, Hargreaves sold over a million copies in three years (it’s nearer 250 million today). Quite a few people must have felt like they’d turned down The Beatles.Your guide to what to watch next - no spoilers, we promiseEmail address is invalidThank you for subscribing!Sorry, there was a problem with your subscription.

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. Read More Little Miss Inventor: A positive role model for young girls It’s since been sold on again to a Korean concern, whose London offices Lucas visited as it prepared to announce the winner of a competition to name two new characters that better reflect the modern world (the likes of Little Miss Bossy now considered stuck in 1970s gender stereotypes).The winners from a shortlist of five – and I wished William Hill had offered odds on this – were Mr Calm and Little Miss Brave.In the meantime, Lucas got to dress up as Mr Bump and met a Portsmouth woman with an outhouse full of Mr Men merchandise. Even if I can’t share their affection, at least I’m now Mr Better Informed. Struggling to find your next favourite TV series? The i on TV newsletter is a daily email full of suggestions of what to watch as well as the latest TV news, opinions and interviews. Sign up here to stay up to date with the best new TV.

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