Mike Noble (biography)Medium:
Pen & Ink on Acid-free BoardSize:
12" x 17" (310mm x 430mm)Date:
1979This is the unique original Pen & Ink drawing by Mike Noble.
Worzel has a television, the vicar has a television on the way but the van delivering it has been stolen.
This illustration featured in issue 9 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.