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Author: Mark Hourahane

The heritage value of a saggy old cloth cat

How Bagpuss can teach us about intangible cultural heritage.

A big happy birthday to Bagpuss, first broadcast on Tuesday 12 February 1974 – 50 years ago!

Like many people, I grew up on Bagpuss. Despite only 13 episodes being made, the series lived on for 12 years with frequent repeats. It is part of our cultural heritage that we pass on to future generations.

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