Animated adventures of two friends who live on an island in the middle
of a lake, in the middle of a park, in the middle of the big city.
Runtime: 15 minutes
The Adventures of Abney & Teal - Andrew McCrorie-Shand - Netflix
Andrew William John McCrorie-Shand (né McCrorie) (born 14 May 1955) is a
British composer. He is mostly known for having composed musical scores
for children’s television programmes, including the original theme tune
for Teletubbies, and also the chart topping hit that followed it,
Teletubbies say “Eh-oh!”. Andrew has also composed the music for Rosie
and Jim, Brum and Tots TV.
The Adventures of Abney & Teal - Biography - Netflix
He was born as Andrew McCrorie in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire into a
musical family and taught to play piano from age 5. McCrorie-Shand
joined the mid-1970s progressive rock band Druid as the keyboardist for
the band's two studio albums. Then he was signed to EMI Records where he
worked with major performers of the era such as Leo Sayer, Sally
Oldfield, Billy Ocean and Sarah Brightman. At some point, he changed his
last name to McCrorie-Shand, the reasons for it are not known.
McCrorie-Shand was later looked upon by the children's production
company Ragdoll Productions and chosen to work on TV shows such as
Teletubbies, Brum, Tots TV, Boohbah, Rosie and Jim, The Adventures of
Abney & Teal and Twirlywoos. He has not returned for the remake of
Teletubbies, though he arranged the new orchestral version of the
original theme .
The Adventures of Abney & Teal - References - Netflix