Barrie Mitchell (biography)Medium:
Pen & Inks on Acid-free PaperSize:
12" x 17" (310mm x 430mm)Date:
1979These are the unique original Pen & Ink drawings by Barrie Mitchell.
Worzel is practising for an upcoming cricket match and will do whatever it takes to get on the team.
This illustration featured in issue 33 of Look-in magazine.
Originally created by author Barbara Euphan Todd, living scarecrow Worzel Gummidge had been adapted to radio in the 1930s and television in the 1950s, but he'd largely fallen out of general public's consciousness until a new TV series based on the stories began airing on 25th February 1979, starring John Pertwee. In April 1979 a comic strip based on the character debuted in Look-In.Click for larger image ...