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Teletubbies' Tinky Winky dies aged 52

Accepted submission by at 2018-01-23 14:01:47 from the WTF is a Teletubbie? dept.

Tributes have been paid to actor Simon Shelton, best known for playing purple Teletubby Tinky Winky, following his death at the age of 52. The original Teletubbies ran on the BBC from 1997 to 2001 and spawned a number one single, called Teletubbies say 'Eh-oh!', in December 1997. The original Teletubbies series was watched by around one billion children in more than 120 countries in 45 languages. []

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