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Chic Chat - 1981 Episode

Television (Full Length Episode) – 1981

Chic Littlewood’s afterschool show for children featured skits performed by Chic and his puppets to link cartoons and other overseas programming. Chic should be in control — but the real star here is the somewhat wayward Willie McNabb (from a Scottish family of mice courtesy of Auckland theatre doyenne Alma Woods). Chic and Willie are never quite on the same wavelength — and Chic’s Gramps character has even less chance of matching wits with him. Mother McNabb appears briefly — while the apparently ogre-like producer is an ominous but unseen presence.

We're going to the zoo, zoo, zoo. How about you, you, you? You can come too, too, too. We're going to the zoo, zoo, zoo.
– Willie McNabb (Alma Woods)

Key Cast & Crew

Chic Littlewood

Presenter

Alma Woods

Puppeteer

Michael Scott

Producer

Ru Rakena

Sound

Donald Grant Sunderland

Designer

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