Roobarb animator dies

Bob Godfrey, the animator of cartoons Roobarb and Custard and Henry's Cat has died aged 91, his family has confirmed.

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Animators pay tribute to Bob Godfrey

Several animators and illustrators have taken to Twitter to share memories and pay respect to Bob Godfrey.

Will Brenton, the creator of the Tweenies also commented on the death of the voice of Roobarb, Richard Briers:

Illustrator and animator An Vrombaut also paid tribute to Godfrey:

Joanna Quinn is an animator and has shared a drawing of Bob Godfrey:


Roobarb and Custard animator Bob Godfrey dies

The BBC has said that animator Bob Godfrey whose career spanned 50 years and included cartoons Roobarb and Custard and Henry the Cat, has died aged 91.

Godfrey won an Oscar for his short film Great, a biography of Isambard Kingdom Brunel, but was best known for his TV work.

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