A new set of Royal Mail stamps for 2014 will feature characters from classic children’s television shows.Twelve popular characters will appear on stamps, with each decade since the 1950s represented.
The line-up includes Andy Pandy, Ivor the Engine, Dougal from The Magic Roundabout, Bagpuss, Paddington Bear, Postman Pat, Bob the Builder, Peppa Pig and Shaun the Sheep.
Andrew Hammond, of Royal Mail Stamps, said: “For over 60 years, Britain’s children’s TV characters have brought cheer to generations of viewers.
“It feels appropriate to celebrate all of these unforgettable characters on a set of very special stamps.”
This year will mark the 40th anniversary of Bagpuss and the 50th anniversary of The Magic Roundabout.
* The stamps will be available from January 7 online, by phone and in 10,000 Post Offices throughout the UK