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Press Coverage

The Story of Children's TV received national press coverage. This is a list of some of the articles about the exhibition and the ways in which it captured the public's imagination.

BBC News (Video): Childhood exhibition opens in Coventry -

BBC News (Video): Coventry exhibition explores 70 years of children's TV -

BBC News: 'Unprecedented' crowds at Coventry children's TV exhibition -

Birmingham Mail: From Tiswas to Teletubbies...children's TV favourite go on show -

Coventry Telegraph: 'I'm in heaven!' and other reactions as Coventry enjoys launch of children's TV exhibition at the Herbert -

Coventry Telegraph: Top eight things to see at Story of Children's TV exhibition at the Herbert -

The Daily Mail: Pingu the penguin, Gordon the Gopher and Postman Pat's cat take over from Peter Pan as the new children's classics says university professor -

The News: Crowds flock to new exhibition at Portsmouth Museum -

The Telegraph: SuperTed, Pingu and Humpty from Playschool could rival Peter Pan -

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Dr Wheatley and Dr Moseley were awarded the University of Warwick's Community Contribution Award in 2016 for their curation of the exhibition.

The exhibition was shortlisted for the Culture Award at the Coventry and Warwickshire Tourism and Culture Awards 2015