The Moomins is a stop motion animated children’s television series based on the Tove Jansson’s Moomin series of books produced by Se-ma-for and Jupiter Film between 1977 and 1982 for Polish, Austrian and German television. The series was later sold to other countries, including the UK. The British version was adapted by Anne Wood at FilmFair and broadcast in the UK. Series 1 was first shown on Monday 24 January 1983 at 4:15 pm, and series 2 on Monday 7 January 1985 at 4.15 pm on Children’s ITV, and series 2 was repeated in 1986. The series was last repeated in its entirety in 1988. British actor Richard Murdoch narrated it.