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>
Did You Know?
The series was used by the BBC as a platform to launch several upcoming programs aimed at children, in particular Doctor Who
(1963). Long-running presenter Peter Purves
had played a companion to William Hartnell
's Doctor before joining Blue Peter and Janet Ellis
had also acted in a Doctor Who serial starring Tom Baker
before joining as a presenter. See more
[while demonstrating how to make things
Here's one I made earlier.
Referenced in Sykes: Television Film