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The Viking Airship is the fourth episode of Cosgrove Hall's 2D animated cartoon TV series of "Alias the Jester" that was broadcasted on ITV in the UK on 4th December 1985.


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  • Voices by Richard Briers, Brian Wilde, Brian Trueman, Jimmy Hibbert and Myfanwy Talog.
  • Written by Brian Trueman.
  • Music by Keith Hopwood and Malcolm Rowe.
  • Layout by Chris Randall.
  • Storyline by Tony Garth.
  • Animated by George Jackson, Rob Newman, Denise McAllister, Phil Morris, Kay Widdowson,
    Phil McMylor, Clinton J.Priest, Meryl Edge, Steve Thomas, Gary Owen, Arthure De Cloedt
    and Dan Whitworth.
  • Backgrounds by Margaret Riley.
  • Special Effects by Roy A.Huckerby.
  • Painting by Andy Wilson, Judy Ringrose, Bev Phillips, Joan Storey, Yasodha Huckerby,
    Mark Povey, Lorraine Thomas, Simon White, Jackie Mitchell, Karen Brumell,
    Stephania Giani and Lesley Scott.
  • Camera by Frank Hardie, Wendy Hardie, Peter Kidd and Phil Atack.
  • Editing by Nigel Rutter, Nibs Senior and Zyggy Marckiewicz.
  • Assistant Director: Jean Flynn.
  • Production Supervisor: Bob Burrows.
  • Executive Producer: John Hambley.
  • Produced by Brian Cosgrove and Mark Hall.
  • Directed by Chris Randall.
  • © Cosgrove Hall Productions 1985.


  • Recording Date: 5th September 1985.