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Teletubbie

A derogatory slang term for financial analysts who make regular news appearances and give financial advice on television.
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The Teletubbies will join a whole host of friends at Newcastle's Metro FM Arena on December 20.
Tinky-Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po (above) are performing a music and dance extravaganza as the Teletubbies transport families to Teletubbyland.
April will see the arrival of the Teletubbies, who will be performing a brand new live show, exclusive to guests at CBeebies Land.
The four full-sized Teletubbies will be joined on stage by Noo-noo, sun baby and the tubby phone as they explore the magical world of Tubbyland.
Featuring full-sized Teletubbies characters, bright colours, puppetry, movement, songs and actions, Teletubbies Live is the perfect show for introducing young children to the fun and magic of theatre.
The dad-of-three, who played the much-loved purple character between 1998 and 2001, once described being in the Teletubbies as being "a bit like The Beatles of children's television".
"Teletubbies" became such a global hit that Barnes once called it The Beatles of children's television.
The dad-of-three lived in Ampthill, Bedfordshire, but spent much of his time working on Teletubbies, which was created in Stratford-upon-Avon some 20 years ago.
TCreated especially for a young audience, Teletubbies Live: Big Hugs opens in Manchester on Friday, November 17 before setting off on a national tour.
The loveable Po, Tinky-Winky, Dipsy and Laa-Laa are set to delight a new generation of kids in a re-boot of Teletubbies.
She said: "I did watch Teletubbies when my children were growing up and I remember Tubby Toast and Tubby Custard very well.
But Anne Wood, 77, who also coproduced In The Night Garden, told Radio Times magazine that she would not be watching the return of Teletubbies characters Tinky Winky, Laa-Laa and Po to the small screen.