Creepy Crawlies


Creepy Crawlies[1] was a stop motion animation series created by Cosgrove Hall. The series consisted of 52 ten-minute episodes,[2] which were broadcast on Children's ITV between 1987 and 1989. All episodes were written by Peter Reeves and directed by Franc Vose and Brian Little; narration and character voices were provided by Paul Nicholas.

Creepy Crawlies
Created byBrian Cosgrove and
Mark Hall
StarringPaul Nicholas
Country of originUnited Kingdom
No. of episodes52
Running time10 mins
Original networkITV Network (CITV)
Original release7 January 1987 (1987-01-07) –
8 August 1989 (1989-08-08)


The series was based upon the daily goings-on of a group of common invertebrate creatures that lived at the bottom of a garden around an old sundial.


VHS releasesEdit

The Video Collection and Thames Video released 2 VHS tapes containing 5 episodes each.

VHS Title Release Date Episodes
Creepy Crawlies (TV9944) 9 February 1987 The Cold, Lambeth the Conqueror, Storm in a Tea Cup, The Leaving, The Best Day Ever
Creepy Crawlies - Sundial Stories (TV9970) 16 November 1987 The Red Voice, Pleasurabolosities, The Stone Dream, The Art Noise, When the Garden Lost its Grip


  1. ^ Creepy Crawlies (1987-1989), ToonHound, retrieved 2 August 2021
  2. ^ Creepy Crawlies Episode Guide - Cosgrove Hall Films, The Big Cartoon Database, retrieved 2 August 2021

External linksEdit

  • Creepy Crawlies at IMDb