Dipsy’s face was slightly darker than the faces of the other Teletubbies. When the show was broadcast in the US, the makers told American audiences that Dipsy was intended to be black.
While she is mostly known for her portrayal of Laa-Laa, Nikky Smedley is also a choreographer. After the original series ended, she continued to work with Ragdoll Productions.
Laa-Laa is known as the best singer of all the Teletubbies, a total girly-girl, “Drama queen”, party-girl, and motherly type. She likes playing with her ball and enjoys watching Magical Events.
而小波（Po）则是由华裔Pui Fan Lee扮演的：
Po is red and has a circular antenna. She is played by British-Chinese actress Lee Pui Fan, and can speak Cantonese. “As she scoots around she says ‘fi-dit, fi-dit’ which means faster, faster”.
The awful truth was gathering dust in a Time magazine article from 2001, in which the Teletubbies were listed as varying in height from 6 feet 6 inches to 10 feet.
This makes for a costume that weighs more than 30 lbs. And if the performers, who see and breathe through the mouth holes, keep their heads on too long, there is a danger of carbon-dioxide buildup.
The actors eventually had small seats hidden inside their costumes so they could sit down between takes.
If you or your kids ever watched Teletubbies, then you’ll know that every episode started with a shot of a sunrise – complete with a giggling baby’s face.
Speaking on BBC South East, Jess said: “I was being weighed at the hospital. My mum took me and it just happened to be the same time that the producer of the old series had come in and wanted the hospital to get in contact with them if they’d seen any smiley babies.”
“It was just a case of sitting in front of a mirror and a camera and my dad playing with toys and race cars and that sort of thing to try and get me to laugh at the camera.”