Torchy the Battery Boy was the British second television series produced by AP Films, running from 1959 to 1961.
Again it was a collaboration with author Roberta Leigh, with music scored by Barry Gray, art direction from Reg Hill
and special effects by Derek Meddings.
The series depicted the adventures of a little boy doll, who had a battery inside him and a lamp in his head, and his master Mr Bumbledrop, voiced by Kenneth Connor (known for his appearances in the Carry On films)
The first series of 26 episodes were produced by AP Films. A second series of 26 episodes followed however this was produced by Associated
British-Pathé, as AP Films had moved onto their next production, Four Feather Falls.