television


Justin Fletcher in Gigglebiz
Hugely popular CBeebies show Gigglebiz, featuring the highly versatile Justin Fletcher, returns this Autumn with a diverse range of wacky, hilarious characters to keep preschoolers entertained. New characters include prehistoric cave-dwellers Ug & Ig, gardener Will Barrow, storyteller Storybook Stan, infuriating minstrel Will Singalot and enthusiastic wildlife-park guide Sue Keeper. […]

Justin Fletcher reveals new Gigglebiz characters


Elmo & Cookie from Sesame Street
Popular Sesame Street characters Elmo and Cookie will be crossing the Atlantic to appear on CBeebies… next Autumn. The Furchester is a joint collaboration between the BBC and the non-profit Sesame Workshop, and is about a close-knit family of cheerfully incompetent monsters who own and operate an ‘almost’ world-class hotel. […]

Sesame Street’s Elmo and Cookie coming to CBeebies




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The BBC has announced the immense success of The Lingo Show, a CBeebies online game designed to introduce young children to different cultures and languages. Launched on the 14th February, and attracting over 135,000 visitors in the first week alone, The Lingo Show introduces French, Spanish, Mandarin, Welsh, Punjabi, Urdu, […]

The Lingo Show: CBeebies game teaching languages to young children



There’s an exciting line up of programming for children coming from the BBC including historical drama, animation, and the return of Tracy Beaker. Horrible Histories An all-star cast of well-known British comedy actors have come together to record a series of dramatisation of Terry Deary’s books. Sarah Hadland, Steve Punt […]

BBC announces new drama and animation for children



“The BBC must remain a cornerstone of high-quality, UK-produced children’s content. This role is even more important given widespread concerns that other public service broadcasters are reducing their investment in children’s output.” That’s the recommendation of the BBC Trust, which oversees the work and output of the BBC, in a […]

BBC Trust commits to quality children’s programming