Today Raymond Briggs celebrates his 82nd birthday. He was born in Wimbledon Park, south London, on the 18th January 1934.

Below are some photos of Raymond looking through the Briggs’ family album. They were taken a few weeks ago on Boxing Day 2015.

Everyone working on the Ethel and Ernest production wishes Raymond a VERY HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

Raymond Briggs Boxing Day 2015

Raymond Briggs on Boxing day 2015 looking through the family album.

Raymond Briggs looking at a photo of Ethel and Ernest's wedding_Boxing Day 2015

Raymond Briggs with a photo of his parents’ on their wedding day .