Oakie Doke (BBC 1995-1996, Kate Harbour, David Holt)

A good natured children’s stop frame animation series from the legendary Cosgrove Hall about the woodland creature Oake Doke who has an acorn for a head and leafs for ear and a Tarzanesque home in the wood.

Oake is always ready to lend a helping hand to his friends who included mice Snoot and Root, Moses the Toad and Milly Mole.

Oakie Doke was a children’s television programme that was broadcast from September 1995 until December 1996 on the BBC. It was produced by Cosgrove Hall Productions and was shown in stop motion animation. The show ran for two series, each containing 14 episodes.

production details
UK / BBC-Cosgrove Hall / 26×10 minute episodes / Broadcast 11 September 1995 – 15 June 1998

Creator and designer: Bridget Appleby
Writer: Jimmy Hibbert
Music: Ernie Wood
Animation: Sue Pugh, Stuart Sutcliffe, Paul Couvela
Executive Producers: Theresa Plummer Andrews, Brian Cosgrove, Mark Hall
Producer: Jackie Cockle
Director: Brian Little

voice cast
Kate Harbour
David Holt

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