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Sad news for fans of Casimir, of “L’Île aux enfants”: Christophe Izard, his “dad”, has died

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Christophe Izard died on Sunday July 31 at the age of 85. It is to him that we owe programs that have become cults such as L’Île aux enfants.

“We have the immense pain to inform you of the departure of our friend Christophe Izard, this morning Sunday July 31, 2022. Our team has worked for almost twenty years with this great gentleman. We are grateful to him for having placed such great trust in us and for allowing us to work for the good of his characters, ”said the team of Osibo News, a magazine dedicated to childhood characters, in a press release.

“He lit up the small screen” Christophe Izard “guided our childhood, he made it orange and joyful. He lit up the small screen and transformed it into a magic skylight by inviting Casimir, Julie, François, M. du Snob, Léonard, Hippolyte and Mademoiselle Futaie and so many others. His name appears in the credits of unforgettable TV shows of the 70s and 80s. »

Christophe Izard’s career began in 1968 with the ORTF. Three years later, he wrote and produced La Lucarne Magique, a musical with many celebrities of the time (Polnareff, Carlos, Sheila…). But it was in 1974 that Christophe Izard devoted himself to youth programs that had become cult: Children’s Island, Wednesday Visitors, The Village in the Clouds, Salut les Mickeys…