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  • The characters were not designed to please grown-ups, any more than those comparative beauties, Iggle Piggle from In the Night Garden, or Waybuloo's Nok Tok.

    The pitiful Olympic mascots sum up this sorry affair

  • When it's not Iggle Piggle and the Pinky Ponk, its the C64.

    Archive 2007-12-01

  • She used to get a lot of children asking her, "but it's less so now; now they want to talk to me about Iggle Piggle."

    The Guardian World News

  • As demonstrated by the recent uncensored holiday snaps of the Prime Minister, the Chancellor of the Exchequer and the Leader of the Opposition - or Upsy Davy, Mr Blobby and Iggle Piggle, as seasoned summer style-watchers may prefer to think of them - dressing for one's annual holiday in the sun is a wardrobe challenge at which the average and even the distinguished British gent fails miserably. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Rumours that David Cameron and George Osborne will be delighting tots by acting out key points of economic policy as Iggle Piggle and Upsy Daisy from In the Night Garden may sadly be wide of the mark, but I would definitely pay good money to see David Willetts as his celebrity lookalike, Postman Pat. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Smooth bits of road suddenly end in cavernous, water-filled potholes big enough for Iggle Piggle to sail his boat on.

    HX News and Sport

  • May claims the myth of The Stig is little more than 'a harmless fairytale '- like Father Christmas, the tooth fairy, Iggle Piggle, and Harry Potter.

    Latest News Breaking News and Current News from the UK and World Telegraph

  • Iggle Piggle, Makka Pakka and Upsy Daisy will soon gain a new audience of millions of children after the BBC struck a deal for the show to be screened in China. news business sport the Daily Telegraph newspaper Sunday Telegraph

  • Thanks to appearances by kids 'TV characters Fireman Sam and Iggle Piggle from In The Night Garden, organisers at Mang Creative are hoping it will attract thousands of families.


  • Mr Blobby, the Tweenies, Iggle Piggle, the Teletubbies: these are the essential sherpas who keep Beethoven on his summit; and by the same token, the BBC could not justify the buying and showing of a load of light entertainment that could be equally well produced by the private sector: hence the Proms, and Radio Three, and the World Service.

    Boris Johnson


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