Children's TV

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From fruit salad to hot potato: how well do you know the Wiggles?
It is time for the slog of early parenthood to pay off. Get your pointer fingers ready and test your Wiggles knowledge in our quick quiz

Andrew P Street

22, Oct, 2021 @7:00 PM

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New Yellow Wiggle Tsehay Hawkins: ‘If I can show kids how to be natural, that would mean the world to me’
The 15-year-old Ethiopian-born Latin dance star who is replacing Emma Watkins in the popular children’s group is pumped to be hitting the road with her childhood idols

Elissa Blake

22, Oct, 2021 @2:33 AM

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Emma Watkins quits the Wiggles in ‘end of an era’ for children’s group
The first female Wiggle, who had an outsize influence on the group, says she is leaving to focus on her family and PhD

Michael Sun

19, Oct, 2021 @2:35 AM

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Rick Jones obituary
Actor and presenter of the popular children’s television shows Fingerbobs and Play School

Anthony Hayward

12, Oct, 2021 @3:18 PM

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Fingerbobs and Play School presenter Rick Jones dies aged 84
Children’s TV host appeared on variety of BBC shows in 1970s and was frontman for country rock band Meal Ticket

Harry Taylor

09, Oct, 2021 @11:37 AM

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Warnings distinctly British children’s TV could vanish if subsidy ends
Government weighing whether to continue fund that covers costs of kids’ shows for public service broadcasters

Jim Waterson Media editor

09, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Paw Patrol is causing a rift between me and my young son
He loves the toys, all of them, I wish they’d never been invented. By Séamas O’Reilly

Séamas O’Reilly

03, Oct, 2021 @8:30 AM

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You can’t grumble over Mr Tumble | Brief letters
Brief letters: CBeebies | Angela Rayner and scum | Imperial measures | Beethoven | Potato picking | Same old news

27, Sep, 2021 @4:04 PM

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Sophie Ellis-Bextor and Janet Ellis: ‘Having a famous mum was a high value currency when I was little’
For this new series, the pop star recreates a childhood photo with her Blue Peter presenter mother, as they talk clothes, careers and childhood friendships

Harriet Gibsone

25, Sep, 2021 @11:00 AM

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The Guardian view on CBeebies: cherish this British success | Editorial
Editorial: The BBC has a proud track record of imaginative and inclusive children’s broadcasting. Long may it last

Editorial

24, Sep, 2021 @5:25 PM

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‘I’m loving life,’ says first CBeebies presenter with Down’s syndrome
George Webster, a 21-year-old actor from Leeds, was overwhelmed by the reaction to his first BBC show

Helen Pidd North of England editor

22, Sep, 2021 @11:41 AM

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Are the Wombles really the best children’s characters to tackle the climate crisis?
The stars of 1970s television have been announced as ambassadors for the British government’s #OneStepGreener campaign. But would the Octonauts and Go Jetters do better?

Isabella Kaminski

18, Sep, 2021 @5:15 AM

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