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wanderly protest

Did you protest to keep Wanderly Wagon on TV?

Look at these guys!

RTÉ HAVE PUT out a call to attempt to track down the little Wanderly Wagon fans seen picketing the station’s Nutley Lane entrance in December 1974.

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Read the full appeal on the RTÉ website

The mob of eight (and Da) were photographed holding placards in protest at the proposed axing of the much-loved kid’s show.

And sure didn’t they succeed. Wanderly Wagon wasn’t cancelled, and this photograph was used in the January 1975 issue of the RTÉ Guide to preview the show’s return.

Oh go on then, here’s the theme tune.

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If you can identify any of these children and the man standing behind them, RTÉ archives want to hear from you. They can be contacted at archives@rte.ie or on Twitter @RTEArchives.

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