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Dear Diary is the seventeenth episode of Cosgrove Hall's 2D animated cartoon show "Count Duckula" that was first transmitted on ITV in the UK on 3rd January 1989.


Background Music Pieces[]


  • Voices by David Jason, Jack May, Brian Trueman and Jimmy Hibbert.
  • Narrated by Barry Clayton.
  • Written by Jimmy Hibbert.
  • Vocals by Doreen Edwards and Mike Harding.
  • Music by Mike Harding.
  • Designed by Chris Randall, Dan Whitworth, Margaret Wiley,
    Paul Salmon, Vincent James, Andy Roper and Ed Williams.
  • Design Assistant: Andrea Hough.
  • Storyboard by John Stevenson.
  • Layout by Barry Parker.
  • Animated by Rosemary Welch, Roy Jackson, Rich Cox, Gillian Holton, Reg Lodge,
    Patsy Moreton, Janet Simmons, Dick Horne, Patrick Savage, Andrew Smith, Janet Nunn,
    Mike Williams, Sarah Vincent and Malcolm Bourne.
  • Backgrounds by David Scutt.
  • Special Effects by Alexy Allen.
  • Camera by Tony Hall and Les Green.
  • Painting by Dee Lodge, Peter Knight, Pat Petrino, Corina Poore, Lucy Owen,
    Alina Bailey, Ceri Griffen, Greer Eve, Shaun Sewter and Deborah Thaine.
  • Painting Supervisor: Alice Clayton.
  • Xerox by Brian Scoble.
  • Line Test by Trevor Biggs.
  • Production Control by Bob Burrows.
  • Edited by Nigel Rutter.
  • Assistant Editor: Karen Brumell.
  • Dubbing Mixer: Ted Spooner.
  • Animation Director: Barry Parker.
  • Associate Producer: Chris Randall.
  • Executive Producer: John Hambley.
  • Produced by Mark Hall and Brian Cosgrove.
  • Directed by Chris Randall.
  • © Cosgrove Hall Productions 1988.

Copyright Gag[]

Despite this episode being broadcasted in 1989, the roman numerals in the copyright credit reads 'MCMLXXXVIII' as it is dated in 1988.


  • Recording date: 1988.