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Town Hall Terrors is the twenty-third episode in the first season of Cosgrove Hall's 2D animated cartoon TV series "Count Duckula" that was first debuted on ITV in the UK on 21st February 1989.


Duckula decides the castle is falling to pieces and goes to the town council to try and get a grant to do up the castle. Unfortunately, he gives away his grant money to an unworthy cause and ends up with a railway running through the castle.

Background Music Pieces[]

Voice Cast[]

  • David Jason as Count Duckula,
  • Jack May as Igor, Obadiah and the 2nd doorman.
  • Brian Trueman as Nanny.
  • Jimmy Hibbert as Hezekiah, the 1st doorman, Catchpole, the information lady and Typist. 
  • Barry Clayton as the Narrator.


  • Voices by David Jason, Jack May, Brian Trueman and Jimmy Hibbert.
  • Narrated by Barry Clayton.
  • Written by Peter Richard Reeves.
  • Vocals by Doreen Edwards and Mike Harding.
  • Music by Mike Harding.
  • Designed by Chris Randall, Dan Whitworth, Margaret Riley,
    Paul Salmon, Vincent James, Andy Roper and Ed Williams.
  • Storyboard by Vincent James.
  • Layout by Ricardo Machuca, Miguel Angel Aisa, Manuel Almela, Jose Maria Zumel and Juan Antonio Rojo.
  • Animation by Philip Morris, Denise Heywood, Alistair Fell, Joe McCaffery,
    John Offord, Les Brooksbank, Mark Povey, Adrian Bell and Mike Eames.
  • Backgrounds by Jon Doyle and Stephen Simpson.
  • Background Supervisor: John Geering.
  • Special Effects by Garry Owen, Murti Schofield, Roy Huckerby and Jackie Mitchell.
  • Camera by SPROCKETS.
  • Painting by Bev Phillips, Sue Halliwell, Stefania Giani, Lynn Hardie, Lesley White, Michael Lannigan,
    Michelle Povey, Helen Michael, Craig Whittle, Yasodha Huckerby, Joan Jones, Gloria Vassilou, Katie Nutter,
    Karl Scoble, Joyce Flowers, Laura Cosgrove, Sue Robson, Weston Samuels and Helen Smith.
  • Painting Supervisor: Lorriane Thomas.
  • Xerox by Tony McAleese, Andy McLaughlin, Joan Simmons and Don Geering.
  • Line Test by Phil Attack.
  • Production Control by Chris Phillips, Bob Burrows, Simon White and Phil McMylor.
  • Edited by Leo Casserly.
  • Assistant Editor: Stephen Perry.
  • Dubbing Mixer: Ted Spooner.
  • Animation Director: Dan Whitworth.
  • 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.