Classic Retro Kids TV DVDs

CLASSIC KIDS TV DVD GIFT IDEAS

Take a trip back to your childhood with our A-Z of retro kids TV DVD's. From Adrian Mole to Wonder Woman, you'll find a wide range of British and American classics from back in the day.
See how many of these titles you remember, or have completely forgotten about. Maybe you enjoyed those wacky characters in Rentaghost, or perhaps you preferred the wibbly wobbly antics of Roobarb and Custard?

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[DVD]Bagpuss: Complete / Clangers: Series 1 / Trumpton: Complete [DVD]Bagpuss: Complete / Clangers: Series 1 / Trumpton: Complete [DVD]Clangers/Bagpuss/Ivor the Engine [DVD]Clangers/Bagpuss/Ivor the Engine [DVD]Adrian Mole: The Complete Series [DVD]Adrian Mole: The Complete Series [DVD]Bagpuss: The Complete Bagpuss [DVD]Bagpuss: The Complete Bagpuss [DVD]Bananaman - The Ultimate Collection [DVD] [2004]Bananaman - The Ultimate Collection [DVD] [2004]The Banana Splits - Complete Season 1 [DVD] [2009]The Banana Splits - Complete Season 1 [DVD] [2009]Batman - Complete TV Series [DVD] [2014]Batman - Complete TV Series [DVD] [2014]The Complete Bod [DVD]The Complete Bod [DVD]Cult Kids Classics [1977]  (Including Rainbow, Button Moon, Dangermouse) [DVD]Cult Kids Classics [1977] (Including Rainbow, Button Moon, Dangermouse) [DVD]Button Moon - Boat Race to Button Moon [DVD]Button Moon - Boat Race to Button Moon [DVD]Catweazle: The Complete Series [DVD]Catweazle: The Complete Series [DVD]Camberwick Green: The Complete Collection [DVD]Camberwick Green: The Complete Collection [DVD]The Complete Classic Captain PugwashThe Complete Classic Captain PugwashCharley Says... Vol 1 & 2 (More than 280 live and animated classics)Charley Says... Vol 1 & 2 (More than 280 live and animated classics)Chigley: The Complete Series [DVD]Chigley: The Complete Series [DVD]Chorlton And The Wheelies - The Complete Collection: 4 DVD Set [DVD]Chorlton And The Wheelies - The Complete Collection: 4 DVD Set [DVD]The Complete Clangers [DVD] [1969]The Complete Clangers [DVD] [1969]COUNT DUCKULA COMPLETE [DVD] [1988]COUNT DUCKULA COMPLETE [DVD] [1988]Count Duckula - The Vampire Strikes Back [DVD]Count Duckula - The Vampire Strikes Back [DVD]Crystal Tipps And Alistair: The Complete - All 50 Wacky Tales [DVD]Crystal Tipps And Alistair: The Complete - All 50 Wacky Tales [DVD]Danger Mouse - The Complete Collection [DVD]Danger Mouse - The Complete Collection [DVD]Dastardly And Muttley Complete Collection [DVD] [2006]Dastardly And Muttley Complete Collection [DVD] [2006]Here Come The Double Deckers [DVD] [1971]Here Come The Double Deckers [DVD] [1971]The Dukes of Hazzard - Complete Collection - Series 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 + 7The Dukes of Hazzard - Complete Collection - Series 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 + 7The Fall Guy - Season 1 [1981] [DVD]The Fall Guy - Season 1 [1981] [DVD]The Fall Guy - Season 2 [DVD]The Fall Guy - Season 2 [DVD]The Famous Five - The Complete Collectors Edition [DVD]The Famous Five - The Complete Collectors Edition [DVD]The Complete Flumps [DVD]The Complete Flumps [DVD]Roobarb/Hector's House/The Flumps (Box Set) [DVD]Roobarb/Hector's House/The Flumps (Box Set) [DVD]The Ghosts Of Motley Hall [1976] [DVD]The Ghosts Of Motley Hall [1976] [DVD]Grange Hill : Complete BBC Series 1 & 2 Box Set [DVD]Grange Hill : Complete BBC Series 1 & 2 Box Set [DVD]Grange Hill : Complete BBC Series 3 & 4 [DVD]Grange Hill : Complete BBC Series 3 & 4 [DVD]Grange Hill : BBC TV Series 5 & 6 Boxed Set [DVD]Grange Hill : BBC TV Series 5 & 6 Boxed Set [DVD]Happy Days - Complete Collection Series 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 (14 DVD Box Set)Happy Days - Complete Collection Series 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 (14 DVD Box Set)Hector's House [DVD]Hector's House [DVD]Heidi - Part One [DVD]Heidi - Part One [DVD]Heidi: Volume 2 [DVD]Heidi: Volume 2 [DVD]The Herbs/Parsley The Lion - Complete Collection [1968] [DVD]The Herbs/Parsley The Lion - Complete Collection [1968] [DVD]Inspector Gadget Box Set [DVD]Inspector Gadget Box Set [DVD]The Complete Ivor the Engine: All Colour Episodes Ever Made [DVD]The Complete Ivor the Engine: All Colour Episodes Ever Made [DVD]The Complete Jamie and the Magic Torch : Series 1 [DVD]The Complete Jamie and the Magic Torch : Series 1 [DVD]Jamie And The Magic Torch - Series 2 [DVD]Jamie And The Magic Torch - Series 2 [DVD]Just William - The Complete Series [DVD] [1977]Just William - The Complete Series [DVD] [1977]King Rollo - The Adventures of [DVD]King Rollo - The Adventures of [DVD]Laurel & Hardy: The Collection (Tradewide repackage) [DVD] [2018]Laurel & Hardy: The Collection (Tradewide repackage) [DVD] [2018]Magpie [DVD] Twelve EditionsMagpie [DVD] Twelve EditionsThe Complete Mary, Mungo And Midge [DVD]The Complete Mary, Mungo And Midge [DVD]Michael Bentine's Potty Time - Series 1 [1973] [DVD]Michael Bentine's Potty Time - Series 1 [1973] [DVD]Mork and Mindy: The Complete Collection [DVD]Mork and Mindy: The Complete Collection [DVD]Mr Benn: The Complete Series [DVD] [1971]Mr Benn: The Complete Series [DVD] [1971]Mr Benn and Book Set [DVD]Mr Benn and Book Set [DVD]Mr Men - The Complete Classic Collection [DVD]Mr Men - The Complete Classic Collection [DVD]The Complete Paddington Bear [DVD]The Complete Paddington Bear [DVD]The Pink Panther Cartoon Collection [DVD]The Pink Panther Cartoon Collection [DVD]PIGEON STREET (The Official DVD)PIGEON STREET (The Official DVD)Pipkins: The Collection [DVD]Pipkins: The Collection [DVD]The Raggy Dolls - The Complete Series One [DVD] [1987]The Raggy Dolls - The Complete Series One [DVD] [1987]The Raggy Dolls - The Complete Series Two [DVD]The Raggy Dolls - The Complete Series Two [DVD]Rainbow - Songs, Rhymes, Stories and Tales DVDRainbow - Songs, Rhymes, Stories and Tales DVDThe Red Hand Gang - Series 1 - Complete [DVD]The Red Hand Gang - Series 1 - Complete [DVD]Rentaghost: Series 1 [DVD] [1976]Rentaghost: Series 1 [DVD] [1976]Roobarb and Custard - The Complete Collection [DVD]Roobarb and Custard - The Complete Collection [DVD]Sabrina The Teenage Witch: The Complete Series [DVD]Sabrina The Teenage Witch: The Complete Series [DVD]Saved by the Bell - The Complete Series [DVD]Saved by the Bell - The Complete Series [DVD]Scooby-Doo Where Are You! Vol 1 & 2 [DVD] - the original and best seriesScooby-Doo Where Are You! Vol 1 & 2 [DVD] - the original and best seriesThe Six Million Dollar Man - The Complete Collection [DVD] [2012]The Six Million Dollar Man - The Complete Collection [DVD] [2012]The Six Million Dollar Man: Series 1 [DVD]The Six Million Dollar Man: Series 1 [DVD]Super Gran - Series 1 [DVD] [1985]Super Gran - Series 1 [DVD] [1985]Super Gran - The Complete Second Series [DVD]Super Gran - The Complete Second Series [DVD]The Complete Superted Series 1-3 [DVD]The Complete Superted Series 1-3 [DVD]The Changes (2-discs) [DVD]The Changes (2-discs) [DVD]Tiswas - The Best Of [DVD]Tiswas - The Best Of [DVD]Tiswas: Reunited [DVD]Tiswas: Reunited [DVD]Tom And Jerry - Complete Volumes 1-6 [Collector's Edition Box Set] [DVD] [2006]Tom And Jerry - Complete Volumes 1-6 [Collector's Edition Box Set] [DVD] [2006]Trap Door Series 1 & 2 [DVD] [1984]Trap Door Series 1 & 2 [DVD] [1984]Trumpton: The Complete Collection [DVD] [1967]Trumpton: The Complete Collection [DVD] [1967]Trumptonshire : Trumpton / Chigley / Camberwick Green (Complete Collection Box Set) [DVD]Trumptonshire : Trumpton / Chigley / Camberwick Green (Complete Collection Box Set) [DVD]Willo The Wisp [DVD] [1981] All 26 Episodes RemasteredWillo The Wisp [DVD] [1981] All 26 Episodes RemasteredWorzel Gummidge: The Ultimate Collection - Complete Series 1, 2, 3 & 4 [DVD]Worzel Gummidge: The Ultimate Collection - Complete Series 1, 2, 3 & 4 [DVD]Worzel Gummidge - All Of Series One [DVD]Worzel Gummidge - All Of Series One [DVD]The Wombles - The Complete Collection [DVD]The Wombles - The Complete Collection [DVD]Wonder Woman: The Complete Collection [DVD] with Lynda CarterWonder Woman: The Complete Collection [DVD] with Lynda Carter

 

A Look Back at 70s and 80s Kids TV SHows

Well, there are so many fond memories here, and some of the best ones memories come from watching TV in the morning during the school summer holidays. You may well remember watching The Red Hand Gang in the mornings, before getting on your chopper bike to join your own gang of friends in the afternoons. 

Hartley Hare and his friends kept many pre-school children amused and educated during the 1970s in the series Pipkins. Geoffrey, Bungle, George and Zippy helped to make the ITV series Rainbow become a cult classic. Another cult classic is Rentaghost. Forget Ghostbusters, us Brits enjoyed this zany series instead. This was shown on BBC1 at around teatime and featured a range of crazy characters including Timothy Claypole, Hazel McWitch, Dobbin the pantomime horse, Miss Popov and many others - wacky entertainment indeed!

If you weren't a Rentaghost fan the ITV series The Ghosts of Motley Hall may have floated your boat, and followed the adventures of five ghosts who haunt Motley Hall. It featured the wonderful Arthur English and Peter Sallis.

Starring Jon Pertwee as a living scarecrow (who had a different head for different occasions), and Una Stubbs as Aunt Sally the fairground doll, Worzel Gummidge was popular Saturday teatime viewing from 1979 to 1981.

Trumpton is fondly remembered by anyone growing up in the 70s, and there were just 13 episodes of this stop motion series. But can you remember the names of the firemen? They were, of course, Pugh, Pugh (who were twins), Barney McGrew, Cuthbert, Dibble and Grub.

Another british classic which was voiced by the legendary Carry On star Kenneth Williams, was Willo The Wisp. Characters included Arthur the Caterpillar, Evil Edna the walking TV set and Mavis Cruet the clumsy fairy, to name but a few!

Starring Gudrun Ure as the wrinkly Scottish superhero Super Gran, this amusing series was produced by Tyne Tees and aired on Childrens ITV during the 80s.

SuperTed featured the voices of Derek Grifiths (SuperTed) and Jon Pertwee (Spotty). This was a classic 80s cartoon that ran for three series and was produced in Wales, but was broadcast in English, thankfully! 

I also have vague memories of an imaginative children's sci-fi series The Changes, which was first broadcast by the BBC in 1975. It was set in Britain where a strange noise emanating from all machinery and technology causes the population to destroy them. It was great to see this on long-fofgotten gem of a series available on DVD.

You may remember another British childhood favourite from the 80s, The Raggy Dolls, which followed a group of rejects from a toy factory. 

The original series of The Wombles voiced by Bernard Cribbins followed the adventures of strange-looking furry creatures who help the environment by collecting and recycling rubbish. Another British classic, and you will surely remember the theme tune "underground, overground, wombling free, the wombles of Wimbledon Common are we..."  

Featuring the voices of Willie Rushton and Nick Shipley. This British claymation series The Trap Door followed a group of monsters living in a castle. 

We all remember TISWAS with Chris Tarrant, Sally James, Lenny Henry, Bob Carolgees and John Gorman. Saturday morning TV has never been the same since the demise of this wacky entertainment show! 

Narrated by Richard Briers, the wibbly wobbly cartoon featuring Roobarb the green dog and Custard the pink cat appeared regularly on our screen during the 70s just before the evening news. 

Many American series entertained us, too. Who can forget Screech with his high-pitched voice or teen dream Kelly Kapowski? Saved By The Bell followed a group of high school friends and also became a firm favourite in many British households in 1989 and into the early 90s. 

Starring Lee Majors as Steve Austin, in the 70s, every boy at school wanted to be the bionic man. The now iconic series The Six Million Dollar Man can be enjoyed in its entirety on DVD.