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Noddy Has an Afternoon Off
Season 3, Episode 6
Noddy has an afternoon off Ep
Air date November 2, 1994
Written by John Lasseter
Directed by Brian Little
Episode guide
Noddy and his Unhappy Car
Noddy the Magician

Noddy Has an Afternoon Off, in American releases, is the sixth episode in the third season of Noddy's Toyland Adventures that was first aired on 2nd November, 1994.


Noddy has an afternoon off when he decides to help his friends. He tries to give favours to all of them at a time which results in him being confused as who asked for what.



  • The music when Noddy is carrying Sammy’s plates is the same half of instrumental from Noddy's New Friend, when Bumpy Dog and Bunkey ruined Noddy’s garden.


  • Based on the stories by Enid Blyton
  • Story written by Julia and Chris Allen
  • Voices by Susan Sheridan and Jimmy Hibbert
  • Music Composed and Performed by Paul K. Joyce
  • Animated by Sue Pugh, Stuart Sutcliffe and Paul Couvela
  • Puppet Makers: Noel Baker, Marcia Pidgeon, Colin Batty, Peter Saunders, Peter Bentley, Bridget Smith, Ian MacKinnon and Stuart Sutcliffe
  • Sets and Props by Rick Kent, Chris Keogh, Jeff Spain, Paul Simpson, Richard Sykes and Pippa Greenwood
  • Costumes Made by Clare Elliott and Geraldine Corrigan
  • Art Director: Bridget Appleby
  • Assistant Designer: Graham Maiden
  • Model Camera and Lighting by Joe Dembinski
  • Edited by Zyggy Markiewicz
  • Dubbing Mixer: John Wood
  • Directed by Brian Little
  • Produced by Jackie Cockle
  • Executive Producers: Theresa Plummer-Andrews, Brian Cosgrove and Mark Hall
  • Produced for BBC Children's International by Cosgrove Hall Films Limited
  • Based on the 'NODDY' books by Enid Blyton
  • © BBC Enterprises 1994