17/02/2015 04:03 GMT | Updated 17/02/2015 04:59 GMT

‘Teletubbies' Creator Anne Wood Shares Sadness At Show Being Remade As New Episodes Hit CBeebies

‘Teletubbies’ is set to remade ahead of a return to TV screens later this year, however one person who isn’t happy about the plans is the show’s creator Anne Wood.

Anne, who also thought up the show ‘In The Night Garden’, reckons it would be better if companies funded new works, instead of attempting to revive old ones.

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Anne’s original series, co-created with Andrew Davenport, was first aired in 1997, and continued for four years.

This isn’t the first time Anne has hit out at current children’s TV executives.

In a previous interview, she accused the BBC of “ghettoising children's programmes", when the decision was made to move all children’s programming to CBBC and Cbeebies.

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