RIP Mark Hall

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RIP Mark Hall

Postby DaveC » Sat Nov 19, 2011 7:35 am

Mark Hall of Cosgrove Hall who made Truckers and the Soul Music and Wyrd Sisters animated series has died after a short illness. His studio, created with Brian Cosgrove, was also famous for Danger Mouse and Count Duckula

RIP :(
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Postby meerkat » Sat Nov 19, 2011 9:23 am

WAIL! RIP Mark, you produced Cartoons that were too good for kids, Dangermouse, Duckula etc! Sorely missed!
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Postby spideyGirl » Sat Nov 19, 2011 9:30 am

meerkat wrote:WAIL! RIP Mark, you produced Cartoons that were too good for kids, Dangermouse, Duckula etc! Sorely missed!

What she said! :cry: :cry:
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Postby TwoShotTino » Sat Nov 19, 2011 9:52 am

R.I.P Mark, you gave me some enjoyable moments as a child :cry:
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Postby Jan Van Quirm » Sat Nov 19, 2011 1:31 pm

RIP Mark :(
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Postby Tonyblack » Sat Nov 19, 2011 2:29 pm

Very sad news. :( RIP.
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Postby Who's Wee Dug » Sat Nov 19, 2011 2:52 pm

I liked Duckula as well as the Disworld ones RIP.
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Postby Penfold » Sat Nov 19, 2011 3:24 pm

Very sad. :(
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Postby » Sat Nov 19, 2011 4:05 pm

rip mr hall :cry:
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Postby michelanCello » Sun Nov 20, 2011 6:23 pm

R.I.P. :(
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Postby Dotsie » Sun Nov 20, 2011 8:12 pm

We still quote Count Duckula in our house (Oi'll get it!)

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Postby Kin Arad » Sun Nov 20, 2011 8:35 pm

:( RIP Mark Hall
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Postby pip » Mon Nov 21, 2011 9:50 am

My favourite cartoon when i was tinchy was Jamie and the Magic Torch which came from Mark Hall.
He was behind some amazing stuff and his new project was called Pip .
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Postby deldaisy » Mon Nov 21, 2011 1:32 pm

I loved DangerMouse and Duckula :cry: RIP Mark Hall

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