Scatterbrook Days

Celebrating Scatterbrook: “Scatterbrook Days”, a Moving Tribute to “Worzel Gummidge”

2019 marks the 40th Anniversary of the TV series Worzel Gummidge starring Jon Pertwee as the scarecrow scallywag, and the centenary of the much-loved Jon Pertwee himself. To celebrate, Ten Acre Films took a trip to the countryside with some old friends, to relive those Scatterbrook Days, a charming not for profit film we thinkContinue reading Celebrating Scatterbrook: “Scatterbrook Days”, a Moving Tribute to “Worzel Gummidge”

Eagle Daze 8 – TV21, Candy & Lady Penelope

Eagle Daze: The Life and Times of Leonard James Matthews – Part Eight

Leonard Matthews, General Managing Editor of Fleetway and the Eagle Group of Comics, was a Creative Visionary… but that, Roger Perry argues in his extensive biography of the man which continues here on downthetubes, is only due to him having utilised the ideas of others. Here, Roger recalls the creation of Martspress, the company that wouldContinue reading Eagle Daze: The Life and Times of Leonard James Matthews – Part Eight

One Eyed Jack

Creator Profile: John Cooper

Perhaps best known as the artist on “Johnny Red” for Battle Picture Weekly, John Cooper, who died on 22nd February 2015, is regarded by some as the British “Gil Kane”. John first drew comic strip for TV21, drawing “Secret Agent 21” for the 1968 annual, followed by “Thunderbirds”, “Captain Scarlet” and “Joe 90” for JoeContinue reading Creator Profile: John Cooper