Action Man toy
Media playback is unsupported on your device
Video

How Action Man lost toy shop battle

Action Man first appeared on toy shop shelves in 1966. It proved popular with children for more than a decade.

But the action figure lost out in a battle with Star Wars toys and gradually disappeared from stores.

Now it's returning but this time the toy is being aimed at nostalgic adults rather than a new generation.

  • 29 Jan 2016