What happened to Muffin the Mule?

What happened to Muffin the Mule?

She named the puppet mule “Muffin”, and it first appeared on television in an edition of For the Children broadcast on 20 October 1946. The character proved popular, and ran on BBC television until 1955 when the BBC decided to discontinue the show after Annette Mills’ death.

Who was the lady with Muffin the Mule?

Annette Mills
Muffin the Mule (TV Series 1946–1955) – Annette Mills as Self – Presenter, Singer (1946-1955) – IMDb.

What does Muffin Mule mean?

Muffin the mule is London Cockney rhyming slang for fool.

Is Muffin the Mule a criminal Offence?

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Will McNally Muffin the Mule?

Will McNally, whose grandmother Ann Hogarth operated Muffin under the direction of his grandfather Jan Bussell, decided to bring Muffin back into the limelight. The 50-year-old father of two girls decided it was now or never.

Who is Annette Mills son?

Annette Mills
Years active 1915–1955
Notable work Muffin the Mule
Spouse(s) Henry McClenaghan (divorced) Robert Sielle (divorced)
Children Molly Blake

Who was the first puppet on TV?

On 14 May 1930 the London Marionette Theatre gave the first known television puppet show (though television performers were not billed in Radio Times at that time), and further appearances by this troupe included a puppet version of the Pirandello play The Man with the Flower in His Mouth in 1931.

Was Annette Mills related to John Mills?

After the death of Annette Mills, sister of actor Sir John Mills, Muffin breifly moved to ITV before returning for a final series with the BBC in 1957.

How old is Annette Mills?

60 years (1894–1955)Annette Mills / Age at death

Who pulled the strings on Muffin the Mule?

Muffin the Mule first appeared on For the Children in 1946, his strings pulled by Ann Hogarth, while Annette Mills sang and played the piano.

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