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Follow in the Footsteps of Famous TV Puppet Pooch

Hacker T Dog

14 August 2012

Children are invited to follow in the paw prints of popular TV puppet pooch Hacker T. Dog this summer and visit Black Country Living Museum for a tour of locations used during filming.  The Museum was the setting for the fictitious Tea Pot village which features in Hacker Time’s ‘Sherlock Bones’ series, which is currently airing on BBC-2 at 4.30pm each day.  Viewing is also available on BBC iPlayer.

Keen eyed viewers can spot the Museum’s 1900s high street, cobbled street and canal side, together with the Museum’s back to back cottages, chemist shop and hardware store on CBBC’s Hacker Time.  Children can visit the Museum and ‘tracker Hacker’ around the charismatic’s canine’s favourite haunts.    

The Museum has already featured in scores of TV shows, dramas and films including The Great British Story with historian Michael Wood,  BBC 1's flagship children’s favourite, Blue Peter, Nigel Slater’s Toast, BBC Land Girls, The Boat that Guy Built, Homes Under the Hammer and Richard Hammonds Engineering Connections.  Acclaimed writer/director Stephen Poliakoff Director recently filmed five part drama series Dancing on the Edge at the Museum.  The series stars John Goodman, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Matthew Goode, Jacqueline Bisset and British TV legends Mel Smith, Anthony Head, Caroline Quentin and Jane Asher.

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