A bunch of kids are to make a newspaper for the young, named "Junior Gazette". The series follows these kids both on job and in private.

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1993   1992   1991   1990   1989  
3 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »
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 Lynda Day / ... (43 episodes, 1989-1993)
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 Spike Thomson / ... (43 episodes, 1989-1993)
Paul Reynolds ...
 Colin Mathews (43 episodes, 1989-1993)
Mmoloki Chrystie ...
 Frazz Davis (41 episodes, 1989-1993)
Kelda Holmes ...
 Sarah Jackson (41 episodes, 1989-1993)
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 Kenny Phillips (31 episodes, 1989-1993)
Joanna Dukes ...
 Tiddler (30 episodes, 1989-1993)
Lucy Benjamin ...
 Julie Craig (23 episodes, 1989-1993)
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A bunch of kids are to make a newspaper for the young, named "Junior Gazette". The series follows these kids both on job and in private.

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Family | Comedy | Drama

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16 January 1989 (UK)  »

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La pandilla plumilla  »

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(43 episodes)

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Season 1 was filmed on location. However season 2 was filmed at Pinewood Studios in a reconstructed set. Which is also why you do not see the exterior of the building from here onwards See more »

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Lynda: You're sulking, Kenny.
Kenny: Lynda, I am not sulking.
Lynda: Is it because I rejected your computing article?
Kenny: I didn't know you rejected it...?
Lynda: You thought it got torn in half by accident?
Kenny: Oh, breaking it to me gently were you? No, it's not because you rejected my compting article.
Lynda: Is it what I said about your mother?
Kenny: What did you say about my mother?
Lynda: Oh nothing. C'mon Kenny, what is it?
Kenny: Well if you have to know, it is something you said.
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The greatest television show ever made
12 July 1999 | by (Canberra, Australia) – See all my reviews

Oh, God, why did I write that. No-one will read any further; people make similar claims so freely about any old rubbish. -But in this case it's TRUE, dammit.

Hilariously funny in every episode, seriously emotional in some, tautly dramatic in most, with great performances from a very young cast (Julia Sawalha is more famous for other shows, but she has never had a better role)... look, trust me, everyone who has watched this show loves it. It represents the triumph of the script by an individual (Steven Moffat) over the script by committee.


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