Guess how old these classic characters are…

From Cinderella to Peter Pan via Tom and Jerry and Scooby Doo - do you know how long ago these beloved characters first made an appearance?


Bagpuss, that old fat furry catpuss, is celebrating a big birthday today. The ol’ four-oh to be precise. 


Yes, that’s right. It’s been 40 years since Bagpuss first padded onto our TV screens.

Sorry. That makes you feel old, doesn’t it? Well there’s more to come. You’d be surprised how many iconic characters from the world of TV and film are getting on a bit… 

Can you guess how old this lot are?

Is Peter Pan…a) 16 b) 46 or c) 61?

Is Snow White… a) 26 b) 41 or c) 77?

Is Pocahuntus… a) 19 b) 25 or c) 47?

Are Rosie and Jim… a) 11 b) 23 or c) 39?

Is Cinderella… a) 28 b) 36 or c) 64?

Is Bob the Builder…a) 5 b) 16 or c) 31?

Are Tom and Jerry… a) 30 b) 74 or c) 93?

Is Scooby Doo… a) 29 b) 35 or c) 45?

Is Simba… a) 12 b) 20 or c) 26?

Are Dastardly and Muttley… a) 21 b) 46 or c) 67?

Tell us how you did in the comments box below…