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.
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On Blue Peter, John Noakes
played a slightly larger-than-life, more daring version of himself, which he referred to as "Idiot Noakes". He knew when to ham things up. On the often-repeated clip when Lulu the baby elephant appeared on Blue Peter, he said "Ouch! Get off me foot!" - Lulu hadn't in fact trodden on his foot, but John pretended she had because he knew this would get laughs. See more
Get down, Shep!
Referenced in Only Connect: Episode #11.2
Composed by Herbert Ashworth-Hope
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