Is my Paddington Bear worth anything?

Is my Paddington Bear worth anything?

The most valuable will be the earlier bears made by Gabrielle Designs and in really good condition, a Paddington made in the early 1970s can be worth as much as £150. If you think you have an older bear of value we would suggest you seek the advice of a local antique toy specialist.

Where is the street in Paddington film?

Filming in fact took place north, on Chalcot Crescent in Primrose Hill, a picturesque curve of houses that provides a pastel-shaded vision of London straight out of a traditional storybook – but which very much exists.

Where is Paddington 2 filmed?

Filming took place in London’s Little Venice for three days, and also at Shepton Mallet Prison and Knebworth Park.

Where is Paddington Bear filmed?

The Paddington Station scenes were mostly filmed inside London Paddington station, although the exterior establishing shot used the front entrance of nearby Marylebone Station in Marylebone. Exterior shots of the Brown family home in Windsor Gardens were shot in Chalcot Crescent in Primrose Hill.

Did Paddington Bear have a yellow hat?

In the US, the first toy Paddington bears were sold with a yellow hat, and in the UK he was sold with a whole range of different colours – so there are no truly “correct” colour combinations. He has also been known to wear a yellow rain mac and matching hat.

Why does Paddington wear a hat?

When Paddington’s family, the Browns, found him at Paddington Station in London, he was sitting on his suitcase near the lost property office. Except for his suitcase, his hat was his only possession – the Browns bought him a coat and boots later. Accordingly, he always keeps one stashed in his hat for emergencies.

Does 32 Windsor Gardens exist?

Paddington’s address, 32 Windsor Gardens in Notting Hill, does not exist in real life. Author Michael Bond amalgamated his parents’ address at Winser Drive, Reading, with his own in Arundel Gardens.

Is Darkest Peru a real place?

​ Darkest Peru is a fictional area of Peru – there are very high mountains and deep jungle. The only bear native to Peru is the Andean Spectacled Bear (Tremarctos ornatus), so it is often assumed that this is Paddington’s species.

What jail is used in Paddington 2?

Shepton Mallet Prison
Shepton Mallet Prison in Somerset provided the stripy-suited setting for the establishing shots, and you will probably recognise the building from the film. Built in the early 1600s, the prison was in operation until 2013 – by which point it was the UK’s oldest working prison.

Is there going to be a Paddington 3?

StudioCanal has confirmed that Paddington 3 will begin filming in 2022. The film is a sequel to the beloved 2014 family adventure Paddington, and its acclaimed 2017 follow-up Paddington 2.

Who narrated Paddington Bear?

Michael Hordern
Paddington is a 1976–1980 children’s animated television series based on the Paddington Bear books by Michael Bond. The series was scripted by Bond himself, and produced by FilmFair; it was narrated by Michael Hordern, who also voiced all of the characters.

Who are Paddington’s parents?

Paddington Bear
Species Spectacled bear
Gender Male
Family Aunt Lucy Uncle Pastuzo Mary Brown Henry Brown Jonathan Brown Judy Brown Mrs Bird
Origin Peru