Specialty Channel


Network:  Specialty Channel

Broadcast Run: 1991 to 1997

Broadcast Medium: Television

The animated adventures of Rupert Bear, a beloved British comic which ran in England’s Daily Express for more than 80 years, came to television through Nelvana studios which was licensed to create the series for worldwide distribution and produced six seasons of the show.

Characters included Rupert Bear (voiced by Ben Sanford), Bill Badger (Torquil Campbell), Pong Ping (Oscar Hsu), Podgy Pig (Hadley Kay), Tiger Lily (Stephanie Morgenstern), Mr. Bear (Guy Bannerman) and Mrs. Bear (Lally Cadeau).

Produced by: Nelvana Limited

Written by Joanne Ingrassia – June, 2002