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Do you remember when the Teletubbies were bigger than The Beatles? Everybody knew who Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po were... everyone could tell you which one had the handbag, which one had the TV arial sticking out of his head, and which one was the most annoying.
Well, now they're back!
The Hackney Empire will be transforming into the magical world of Teletubbyland in a kid's show full of love and laughter, in which they'll meet Tubby Phone, Noo-Noo and Sun Baby, and be encouraged to explore the world around them.
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