The Giddy Game Show



Voice of Gorilla: Bernard Bresslaw

Voice of Gus: Bill Fraser


Voice of Giddy: Redvers Kyle


Yorkshire Television for ITV, 19 September 1985 to 1 September 1987 (52 episodes in 2 series)


An animated game show? 'Tis true. This series of playalong puzzles for preschool children was set in an observatory and involved a little alien called Giddy who flew around on a magic pencil, indicating the correct answer to the viewers at home.

A sample puzzle: which path leads home?


Notable for the casting of Redvers Kyle as the voice of Giddy. Redvers was an announcer for Associated-Rediffusion (1955-1968) and Yorkshire Television (1968-1993).

Web links

Wikipedia entry


Here's Giddy with the answer.
Gorilla, Giddy and Gus
Introducing preschoolers to existential crisis


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