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Fireman Sam Saves The Circus at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

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When all of his friends go away, Norman Price decides to find adventure in Pontypandy and become the star of a visiting circus. But with a tiger on the loose and faulty lights, the adventure soon turns to danger. Can Fireman Sam come to the rescue and save the circus?

Join Sam, Penny, Elvis, Station Officer Steele and Norman in an all singing, dancing, action-packed show. You can become a fire-fighter cadet and then watch the magic of the circus.

So, come along to Pontypandy and watch the adventures unfold!

Sat at 11:00 and 14:30

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Exchange Street, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP20 1UG


Fireman Sam is an animated children’s television series about a fireman named Sam, his fellow firefighters, and other residents in the fictional Welsh rural village of Pontypandy (a portmanteau of two real towns, Pontypridd and Tonypandy).

The original idea for the show came from two former firemen from London, who took their idea to artist and writer Rob Lee who developed the concept, and the show was commissioned. Fireman Sam first appeared on S4C on 1 November 1987, and a few weeks later on BBC1 on 17 November. The original series finished in 1994, and a new series that expanded the character cast commenced in 2003. The series was also shown as Sam Smalaidh in Scottish Gaelic in Scotland. The series was sold to over 40 countries and has been used across the United Kingdom to promote fire safety. The theme song was performed by Mal Pope in a classic rock style from 1987 to 1994, then by a different singer, Cameron Stewart, in a 2000s alternative rock style since the 2003 new episode broadcasts.

The main character, Fireman Sam, is a kind and helpful firefighter who is always willing to help others. He is assisted by his fellow firefighters, Elvis, Penny, Station Officer Steele, and Trevor. The series also features a number of other characters, including the mayor of Pontypandy, Norman Price, and his dog Sparky.

Fireman Sam is a popular show for children of all ages. It is known for its positive messages about teamwork, community spirit, and fire safety. The show has been praised for its educational value and its ability to entertain children.

Here are some of the awards that Fireman Sam has won:

  • BAFTA Children’s Award for Best Animated Series (1988)
  • Royal Television Society Award for Best Children’s Programme (1989)
  • Prix Jeunesse International Award for Best Animated Series (1990)
  • If you are looking for a fun and educational show for your children, I highly recommend Fireman Sam. It is a great show that will teach your children about fire safety, teamwork, and community spirit.
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