Thursday 18 January 2018

Teletubbies set deliberately flooded by owner to prevent tourists trespassing

The Tellytubbies on the show's set in Warwickshire
The Tellytubbies on the show's set in Warwickshire
Brian O'Reilly

Brian O'Reilly

THE set of the hit children’s TV show ‘The Teletubbies’ has been deliberately destroyed by its owner to stop tourists trespassing.

The popular TV show was filmed on a farm in Wimpstone in Warwickshire between 1997 and 2001.

However after the show ended all of the props and stage decoration were removed from the site, leaving just a grassy mound.

Despite the mound bearing no obvious signs of its glamorous Tellytubby past, tourists still continued to flock to the site.

However 63-year-old Rosemary Harding has now been forced to flood the mound to prevent trespassing.

"People were jumping fences and crossing cattle fields," she told The Sunday People.

"We're glad to see the back of it."

During its four years on the air 365 episodes of the show were filmed.

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