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LONDON | Peter Fermin, artist behind ‘Bagpuss,’ other UK shows, dies

LONDON  — Peter Firmin, the co-creator of the classic British children’s programs “Clangers,” ”Bagpuss,” and “The Basil Brush Show,” has died. He was 89. Firmin’s spokesman told Britain’s Press Association that the puppet maker and artist died Sunday at his home in Kent in southeast England after a short illness. The official Bagpuss Twitter feed … Continue reading LONDON | Peter Fermin, artist behind ‘Bagpuss,’ other UK shows, dies