CBC Television Network

Under The Umbrella Tree

Network: CBC Television Network

Broadcast Run: 1987 to 1995

Broadcast Medium: Television

Aired at various times during the day, from 1987 to 1995.

This children’s program was a fifteen-minute broadcast, telling the story of 4 roommates who live in the top apartment of an old house. Each episode featured the puppet characters Jacob Blue Jay, Iggy the Iguana and Gloria Gopher. Their human friend was Holly, played by Holly Larocque. Noreen Young, who also created the puppets, produced the show in co-operation with CBC.

Directors: Wayne Moss or Chuck Rubin
Writers: Ann Dwornik, Heather Edson, Tom Gosley, Holly Larocque, Vivienne Laxdel, Mary Mackay-Smith, Kathy MacLellan, William Marshall, Chuck Rubin, Robert Sandler, Ken Sobol, Daiva Stasiulius and Bob Stutt.
Music by Bob Souzy

Written by John Corcelli – January, 2006