On 10 April 1986, Simon's beloved pet and the mascot of Simon Townsend's Wonder World! – Woodrow the Bloodhound – passed away.
Publicity still of television host Simon Townsend, with his dog Woodrow, circa 1982.
An early poster promoting Simon Townsend's Wonder World! featuring a large head shot of the program's popular canine mascot, and Simon's family pet, Woodrow the Bloodhound.
Reporters Brett Clements and Edith Bliss from Simon Townsend's Wonder World!, along with Woodrow the Bloodhound, dress up for Christmas.
Children's television host Simon Townsend, dressed as Sherlock Holmes, poses with his trusty companion Woodrow for a publicity shoot for Simon's Townsend's Wonder World!