The Fraggles named the ultimate 80s TV characters

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 2 October 2013
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The Fraggles have been named the ultimate 1980s TV characters that viewers would love to see back on the screen

The Fraggles have been named the ultimate 1980s TV characters.

The fictional stars of the iconic children show 'Fraggle Rock' - which followed a group of puppets made by 'The Muppets' creator Jim Henson - beat off competition from other popular kids programmes including 'Sooty & Friends' and 'The Thunderbirds' to be named the characters viewers would most love to see back on screen.

A survey by ice cream maker Wall's also found the public are keen to see characters from British TV series 'Camberwick Green' - which originally aired on the BBC in 1966 - return to the small screen as the show was fourth on the list.

The programme narrowly beat off competition from 'Roland Rat', which starred a fictional rat who lived in a Ratcave underneath Kings Cross railway station in London.

The survey was in conjunction with Wall's , who teamed up with UK-based charity Save the Children for their own 'Share a Smile, Help a Child' campaign which sees retro ice cream, Funny Feet, go back on sale.

The Wall's survey winners:

1. The Fraggles

2. Sooty & Friends

3. The Thunderbirds

4. The cast of Camberwick Green

5. Roland Rat

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