Blue Peter (1958– )

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British childrens magazine program which has run since the end of the 50s. Aimed at kids from the age of about 6-14. The show has different segments where the presenters would show the ... See full summary »

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Konnie Huq ...
 Herself - Presenter (55 episodes, 1999-2007)
Valerie Singleton ...
 Herself - Presenter / ... (32 episodes, 1964-2000)
Liz Barker ...
 Herself - Presenter (26 episodes, 2000-2005)
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British childrens magazine program which has run since the end of the 50s. Aimed at kids from the age of about 6-14. The show has different segments where the presenters would show the viewers how to make things, how to care for your pet, and other features. Written by Jeffrey Petro <JeffP@iserver.icon.palo-alto.med.va.gov>

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Of the period 16th October 1958 to 5th November 1962, only two clips from the show are known to be archived. Approximately 312 editions survive from between 12 November 1962 and 9th December 1968, whilst (thanks to long-term series editor Biddy Baxter) every episode exists from Thursday 12th December 1968 onwards. See more »

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[deliberate double-entendre in item about making hedges by partially cutting tree trunks and laying the trees flat]
Simon Groom: One of the competitors was saying to me that as long as you have a decent length to start with, you can manage a good lay.
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Classic children's show
24 October 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I can't really give a rating for a programme that's ran for 54 years and had over thirty presenters.

For me, the best era was 1999-2004, particularly the early 2000s. Simon, Matt, Konnie and Liz were the ultimate presenting team and we had things like The Quest and the Blue Peter Christmas Show, which were either pantos or spoofs (for example, Christmas at The Club Blue Peter, that one set in the fifties and that one set in the eighties).

It's gone downhill now and I can see the BBC hovering over it with an axe but many children and adults have grown up with Blue Peter and I will always remember it fondly.


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