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Noddy and the Magic Watch
Season 4, Episode 1
Noddy and the Magic Watch Ep
Air date September 10, 1999 (US)

January 10, 2000 (UK)

Written by Julia Allen and Chris Allen
Directed by Chris Taylor
Episode guide
Noddy and Father Christmas
Noddy and the Goblins (Season 4)

Noddy and the Magic Watch is the first episode in Season 4 of Noddy's Toyland Adventures which was broadcasted on CBBC at 3:45pm on Monday 10th January 2000.


Noddy wants to buy a watch from Dinah Doll's stall. He is asked by Martha Monkey to head towards Stoney Bridge. Very soon, Noddy discovers everyone except him has turned into lifeless statues in Toytown.

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  • Some parts of this Noddy episode has one or two similarities to the CITV programme "Bernard's Watch" which is also about a magic watch that freezes stuff in the background.


  • The statue of Mrs. Tubby Bear is standing in the market place next to the statue of Master Tubby Bear when Noddy collects a knotted scarf from the statue of Dinah Doll, and in 18 seconds later she is seen standing in the street one pace away from the statue of Clockwork Clown when Noddy rushes past to get to Stoney Bridge.


  • 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 Justin Exley, Lucy Gell, Monica McCartney, Peter Dodd, Lisa Goodard and Brian Demoskoff.
  • Puppet Makers: Mackinnon and Saunders, Noel Baker, Bethan Jones, Steve Meerbeck,
    Pat Brennan, Chris Keogh, Mark Thompson, Georgina Hayns, Vikija Kontrimas and Caroline Wallace. 
  • Sets by The As and When Men, Jeff Spain, Richard Sykes,
    Rowena Golton, Rick Kent, Simon Walmsley and Ben Cook.
  • Costumes: Clare Elliott, Geraldine Corrigan and Joan Jones.
  • Props: Alison Davies, Dominic Lee and Owen Ballhatchet.
  • Art Director: Bridget Appleby.
  • Light Cameramen: Jean-Marc Ferriere.
  • Camera Assistant: Justin Noë.
  • Post Production: Flix Facilities, Graphiti Graphics and Hullabaloo Studios.
  • Production Manager: Laura Duncalf.
  • Production Assistant: Debbie Peers.
  • Directed by Chris Taylor.
  • Produced by Chris Bowden.
  • Executive Producers: Theresa Plummer-Andrews, Brian Cosgrove and Mark Hall.
  • A Cosgrove Hall Films Production for BBC Worldwide, Enid Blyton and Blyton's Toyland.
  • © BBC Worldwide and Enid Blyton Limited 1999