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 »
Reviews

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1   Unknown  
2019   2018   2017   2016   2015   2014   … See all »
9 wins & 15 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

ChuckleVision (1987–2009)
Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Crazy antics ensue when Barry and Paul Chuckle get into various exaggerated situations.

Stars: Barry Chuckle, Paul Chuckle, Jimmy Patton
Newsround (TV Series 1972)
Family | News
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

John Craven (and latterly other presenters) introduce news stories and other articles of interest to its young audience. Broadcast at around 5.00pm on BBC1 in the UK.

Stars: Ricky Boleto, Leah Gooding, Joe Tidy
Grange Hill (1978–2008)
Comedy | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The long running television series of the Grange Hill Comprehensive School, and the children's everyday lives.

Stars: Stuart Organ, Gwyneth Powell, Lee Cornes
Art Attack (1990–2007)
Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

An educational series presenting various art project suggestions and creations.

Stars: Neil Buchanan, Peter Corey, Mitchell Knight
Danger Mouse (1981–1992)
Animation | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Danger Mouse, the greatest secret agent in the world, must follow Colonel K's orders (and try not to break Professor Squawkencluck's inventions) to foil Baron Greenback's and his henchman Stiletto's plans.

Stars: David Jason, Terry Scott, Edward Kelsey
Postman Pat (1981–2013)
Animation | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

This classic children's series follows the adventures of everyone's favourite postman as he carries out his mail rounds in the village of Greendale.

Stars: Ken Barrie, Carole Boyd, Archie Panjabi
Bagpuss (1974)
Animation | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Bagpuss and his friends are toys in a turn of the century shop for 'found things'. When young Emily brings them a new object, the toys come to life to work out what the strange new thing ... See full summary »

Stars: Oliver Postgate, Sandra Kerr, John Faulkner
Mr Benn (1971–2005)
Animation | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Mr Benn is the ordinary, bowler-hatted office worker who lives in the ordinary suburban street of Festive Road. However, when he tries on a costume in a mysterious costume shop, he steps ... See full summary »

Stars: Ray Brooks
Byker Grove (1989–2006)
Drama | Family | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Byker Grove follows the lives and relationships of a group of young people who are members of a youth club.

Stars: Daymon Britton, Billy Fane, Chris Beattie
The Story of Tracy Beaker (TV Series 2002)
Comedy | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Tracy Beaker is a 10 year old girl who has been placed in a children's home. Tracy makes new friends along the way, and causes mischief where ever she goes.

Stars: Dani Harmer, Montanna Thompson, Ciaran Joyce
Rainbow (1972–1992)
Animation | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Children's puppet programme featuring music and stories.

Stars: Geoffrey Hayes, Roy Skelton, Stanley Bates
The Crystal Maze (1990–2019)
Adventure | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

A team of 6 contestants play a series of physical, mental, skill and mystery games across 4 themed zones gaining as many crystals as possible which determine how many seconds they get as they attempt to win a prize inside the Crystal Dome.

Stars: Richard O'Brien, Richard Ayoade, Edward Tudor-Pole
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Christopher Trace Christopher Trace ...  Himself - Presenter / ... 83 episodes, 1958-2018
Konnie Huq ...  Herself - Presenter / ... 59 episodes, 1999-2018
Leila Williams Leila Williams ...  Herself - Presenter / ... 53 episodes, 1958-2018
Valerie Singleton Valerie Singleton ...  Herself - Presenter / ... 44 episodes, 1963-2018
Edit

Storyline

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>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Family

Edit

Details

Official Sites:

BBC [UK] | BBC [UK]

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 October 1958 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

ブルー・ピーター (テレビ) See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Black and White (1958-1970)| Color (1970-)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

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 »

Quotes

[deliberate double-entendre in item about door knockers at York Minster]
Chris Wenner: Why not go along to the cathedral and see if you can't have a look at the two knockers side by side.
Simon Groom: Hmmm. What a beautiful pair of knockers.
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Just a Minute: Episode #4.8 (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

Barnacle Bill
Composed by Herbert Ashworth-Hope
[Title music]
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Why no mention of Michael Sundin?
15 October 2008 | by RedcitykevSee all my reviews

In all of the celebrations for the 50th anniversary of the classic children's TV magazine show 'Blue Peter' there has been no mention of the most tragic of all the presenters, Michael Sundin. He was a presenter on the show for one (maybe two) sometime around the late '70s/early '80s, and was intended to be one of the shows great 'action figures', ala John Nookes, but, as I recall, it was discovered that, horror of horrors, he might be gay!, a fact born out by the fact that he died very young - 28ish - of an Aids related illness.

I am aware he was not the most popular of the presenters - personally I did not take to him much, which was more due to the way he spoke than his sexuality - but he did play a part in this most famous, and important, children's TV programme and thus he is due his rights to be mentioned alongside the other presenters. After all, Val can come clean about her affair with Peter Purvis, John once stood as a National Front candidate for Parliment, Janet Ellis was an unmarred mother, Richard Bacon was sacked for snorting cocaine but they all still get mentioned, so why not this tragic figure, or is the BBC trying to wipe the memory of Micheal off the roll call of honour for this show!


2 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 9 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series



Recently Viewed