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A Rare Opportunity For Animation Collectors As Artwork From Henry’s Cat Goes On Sale

Now you can own an original drawing or cel from Henry’s Cat.

Henry’s Cat eating hot dogs

Anyone who knows and loves animation is familiar with the wonderful films of the British animation genius Bob Godfrey. His 28-minute film Great won the Oscar in 1976. It was the first British film to take home the statute. Now you can own an original drawing or cel from Henry’s Cat.

Henry’s Cat is a delightful animated children’s television series that ran on BBC from 1982 to 1993. The show starred a yellow feline known only as Henry’s Cat. The late Bob Godfrey directed the series. He also narrated it and provided the voices of Henry and his many friends and enemies who populated the series.

Henry’s Cat flying a plane

Bob’s grandson Tom Lowe works hard to preserve his grandfather’s memory as the custodian of Bob’s work. Tom has just announced that for the first time in 20 years, The Bob Godfrey Collection is putting some original artwork from Bob’s films up for sale.

Henry’s Cat thinking.

The first series of drawings on paper and cels are all from Henry’s Cat and are selling quickly - there are only 4 left. They come signed by Kevin Baldwin, head animator at Bob Godfrey Films Ltd. Kevin worked on all 5 series of the shows, a total of 51 episodes of the show. All of the paper drawings also come embossed with the Bob Godfrey press as proof of authenticity.

Henry’s Cat in his chair

You can find out more about how you can be the proud owner of a piece of original art from Henry’s Cat by writing Tom at