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Professor Branestawm

Professor Branestawm

This Memory is looking a little short on nostalgia! Have you got anything you could add?

Does anyone remember a series of books from the early 70's about professor brainstorm. He wore several pairs of glasses simultaneously and invented stuff. Apparently the illustrations are by Heath Robinson.


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Do You Remember Professor Branestawm?

Do You Remember Professor Branestawm?

  • Anonymous user
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    I read all the Professor Branestawm book, they were so funny. His housekeeper was called Miss Flittersnoop!
  • Anonymous user
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    He used to have several pairs of glasses - most of which were on the top of his head as I recall!
  • Anonymous user
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    Yeah, remember these very well, I read them all in the late '70s as a child. Branestawm was created by the author Norman Hunter, and lived in the fictional town of Pagwell. His housekeeper was called Mrs. Flittersnoop, and he had a neighbour who was an ex Royal Navy commander called Commander Hardaport. I can't remember the name of the vicar, but he had two tearaway twin daughters.
  • sickthings
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    The Professor Branestawm books did survive into the 70s. I remember buying one a week with my pocket money from my local bookshop until I had the full set.
  • Anonymous user
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    In the late 60's early 70's I had a couple of story records "singles" featuring Prof. Brainestawm. He invented a potion that made pictures real, including apples, which consequently tasted of paper. Good sound effects too!
  • Anonymous user
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    I searched the web for hours looking for Professor Brainstorm, I forgot that it was Branestawm. Thanks guys! Will search more and have fun....
  • Anonymous user
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    I was lucky in that the schools I went to in the 70s had several Professor Branestawm books which became my favourites :)
  • Anonymous user
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    Professor Branestawm books flourished approx. 1950. They may have not survived into the 1970s.