Wombles videos – 1970s TV series

The original 1970s TV series had a total of 60 five-minute episodes, narrated by Bernard Cribbins. Most of the episodes appeared on various compilation videos in the early 1990s.

The most comprehensive collection was released in 2000 by Cinema Club. Four videos each contain ten episodes, covering the first 40 episodes in chronological order. The remaining 20 weren’t released on video, but the complete series is now available on DVD.

All of the following are UK releases on PAL VHS video.

The Wombles Very Own TV Show

The Wombles Very Own TV ShowReleased: 1980
Publisher: IPC Video
Catalogue number: Ch.3
Running time: 60 minutes

  1. Orinoco And The Big Black Umbrella
  2. The Rocking Chair
  3. A Sticky End
  4. Great Uncle Bulgaria’s Keep Fit Lesson
  5. A Safe Place
  6. Peep-Peep-Peep
  7. The Purple Paw Mystery
  8. Bungo’s Birthday Party
  9. The Invisible Womble
  10. Orinoco Sees The Light
  11. The Conkering Hero
  12. One Pair Of Feet

The Wombles

The WomblesReleased: 1988
Publisher: Filmfair Fun
Catalogue number: FF1114
Running time: 51 minutes

  1. The Rocking Chair
  2. Great Uncle Bulgaria’s Keep Fit Lesson
  3. A Safe Place
  4. Bungo’s Birthday Party
  5. The Invisible Womble
  6. The Conkering Hero
  7. One Pair Of Feet
  8. Crossed Lines
  9. Speak Up
  10. Peep-Peep-Peep
  11. Running Out Of Steam
  12. Goodbye MacWomble

Orinoco And The Big Black Umbrella

Orinoco And The Big Black UmbrellaReleased: 1990
Publisher: Castle Communications – Playbox
Catalogue number: PVC 142
Running time: 45 minutes

  1. Orinoco And The Big Black Umbrella
  2. Great Uncle Bulgaria’s Keep Fit Lesson
  3. Peep-Peep-Peep
  4. The Purple Paw Mystery
  5. Bungo Up A Tree
  6. Time And Slow Motion
  7. Tomsk In Trouble
  8. The Largest Womble In The World
  9. Running Out Of Steam

The Invisible Womble

The Invisible WombleReleased: 1990
Publisher: Castle Communications – Playbox
Catalogue number: PVC 143
Running time: 45 minutes

  1. The Invisible Womble
  2. A Sticky End
  3. Orinoco Sees The Light
  4. One Pair Of Feet
  5. Orinoco’s Midnight Feast
  6. Speak Up
  7. Portrait Of Great Uncle Bulgaria
  8. Very Behind The Times
  9. The Burrow Hot Line

The Wombles

The WomblesReleased: 1990
Publisher: Castle Communications – Playbox
Catalogue number: PVC 144
Running time: 45 minutes

  1. Hiccups
  2. Film Show
  3. Pirate Gold
  4. Warm & Cosy
  5. Autumn Leaves
  6. Womble Times
  7. First Aid
  8. The Herb Garden
  9. Womble Fools Day
  10. Wombling Summer Party

Bungo’s Birthday Party

Bungo's Birthday PartyReleased: 1990
Publisher: Castle Communications – Big Fun
Catalogue number: CVS 4006
Running time: 45 minutes

  1. Bungo’s Birthday Party
  2. A Safe Place
  3. The Rocking Chair
  4. The Conkering Hero
  5. The Vanishing Pancake
  6. Madame Cholet And The Blackberries
  7. The Fruit Machine
  8. Trunk Call
  9. Hiccups

Madame Cholet Returns

Madame Cholet ReturnsReleased: 1990
Publisher: Castle Communications – Castle Vision
Catalogue number: CVS 4104
Running time: 45 minutes

  1. Madame Cholet Returns
  2. Tobermory On Television
  3. Crossed Lines
  4. Blow The Womble Down
  5. Film Show
  6. Pirate Gold
  7. Warm And Cosy
  8. Autumn Leaves
  9. The Womble Times


Wombling Gourmet / Wombles Workout

Wombling Gourmet / Wombles WorkoutReleased: 1994
Publisher: BMG Video
Catalogue number: 74321 22759 3
Running time: 52 minutes

  1. Wombling Gourmet
  2. Wombles Workout


Meet The Wombles

Meet The WomblesReleased: 1994
Publisher: BMG Video
Catalogue number: 74321 22761 3
Running time: 52 minutes

The Wombles

The WomblesReleased: 1995
Publisher: Castle Communications – Pocket Money Video
Catalogue number: 086 730 3
Running time: 65 minutes

  1. Weighing In Time
  2. Musical Wombles
  3. Wombles & Ladders
  4. Orinoco & The Ghost
  5. A Game Of Golf
  6. North, South, East, West
  7. The Picnic
  8. Games In The Snow
  9. The Snow Wombles
  10. What’s Cooking
  11. Spring Cleaning Time
  12. Marrow Pie
  13. The Cement Mixer

Orinoco & The Big Black Umbrella And Other Stories

Orinoco & The Big Black Umbrella And Other StoriesReleased: 2000
Publisher: Cinema Club – Cubs
Catalogue number: CC 8309
Running time: 48 minutes

  1. Orinoco & The Big Black Umbrella
  2. The Rocking Chair
  3. A Sticky Ending
  4. Great Uncle Bulgaria’s Keep Fit Lessons
  5. A Safe Place
  6. Peep Peep Peep
  7. The Purple Paw Mystery
  8. Bungo’s Birthday Party
  9. The Invisible Womble
  10. Orinoco Sees The Light

The Conkering Hero And Other Stories

The Conkering Hero And Other StoriesReleased: 2000
Publisher: Cinema Club – Cubs
Catalogue number: CC 8310
Running time: 47 minutes

  1. The Conkering Hero
  2. One Pair Of Feet
  3. Weighing In Time
  4. Crossed Lines
  5. Blow The Womble Down
  6. Madame Cholet Returns
  7. Tobermory On Television
  8. Musical Wombles
  9. Wombles & Ladders
  10. Orinoco The Ghost

A Game Of Golf And Other Stories

A Game Of Golf And Other StoriesReleased: 2000
Publisher: Cinema Club – Cubs
Catalogue number: CC 8311
Running time: 47 minutes

  1. A Game Of Golf
  2. North, South, East, West
  3. The Picnic
  4. Games In The Snow
  5. The Snow Wombles
  6. Cleaning The Ventilator
  7. Spring Cleaning Time
  8. Marrow Pie
  9. The Cement Mixer
  10. The Circus Comes To Town

Bungo Up A Tree And Other Stories

Bungo Up A Tree And Other StoriesReleased: 2000
Publisher: Cinema Club – Cubs
Catalogue number: CC 8312
Running time: 49 minutes

  1. Bungo Up A Tree
  2. Time & Slow Motion
  3. Tomsk In Trouble
  4. The Largest Womble In The World
  5. Running Out Of Steam
  6. Orinoco’s Midnight Feast
  7. Speak Up
  8. The Vanishing Pancake
  9. Madame Cholet & The Blackberries
  10. The Fruit Machine