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a box for a child's toys and personal things (especially at a boarding school)
Playbox was a TV programme for pre-school children aged 2–5, which ran during the late 1980s and early 1990s in the United Kingdom on ITV and was produced by Central Independent Television. It was the first ragdoll show to be made by ITV. It was created by Leslie Pitts, and Anne Wood. The show took place inside a red, yellow and blue box, with the main characters, Cat and Dog, being controlled by puppeteers from inside the box. The puppets would draw pictures, tell stories, sing songs, and play jokes on one another. The puppets were voiced by Pat Coombs and Keith Chegwin. Playbox was part of the many other children's shows that would appear on weekday lunchtimes on ITV1 between midday and 12.30pm as well as Rainbow, Rod, Jane and Freddy, Allsorts, Rosie And Jim and The Riddlers. Playbox began on air in 1987 and the show finished in 1992. Episodes which were the chosen episodes from each series, In 1987 the first series of playbox was broadcast for 13 episodes, In the 1988 series of series two there were 10 episodes, Another 10 episodes from series three in 1989, Another 10 episodes from series 4 in 1990, 9 Episodes were shown in 1991 in series 5 and the final 8 episodes during series six in 1992 until the show was axed, All the series have got 60 episodes.
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