Type
N/A
Premiered
Oct. 16, 1958
Status
Returning Series
Runtime
25 min.
Country
UK
Network
BBC One TV Network
Genre

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Blue Peter (UK)

Blue peter is a well loved british television program made for children by the BBC. The show is also famous for its "makes", which are demonstrations of how to construct a useful object or prepare food. These have given rise to the oft-used phrase "Here's one I made earlier", as presenters bring out a perfect and completed version of the object the

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57x57 Lindsey's Epic New Challenge Aired: Nov. 20, 2014

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Returns Thursday
57x58 Space Competition Winner Revealed(Thursday Nov. 27th, 2014 5:25PM on Cbbc (UK))

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  • The show has two time-capsules still to be opened: one was interred at BBC TV Centre in 2000 for excavation in 2029 and contains the then-current 29th Blue Peter Book and team details,…
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    The show has two time-capsules still to be opened: one was interred at BBC TV Centre in 2000 for excavation in 2029 and contains the then-current 29th Blue Peter Book and team details, instructions to make a George the tortoise toy, VHS and DigiBeta programme highlights, a 40th anniversary gold medallion and set of badges, a CD from Konnie Huq, Simon Thomas' old mobile phone, a ring from Katy Hill's Mongolian trip, and a Geordie phrasebook from Matt Baker). In February 2012 this (along with the bust of Petra and Italian sunken garden) was moved to MediaCityUK in Salford, Manchester when production relocated there from London. The second was placed at the Greenwich Millennium Dome site on 11th June 1998, for recovery in 2050. Contents include a Blue Peter badge and series history, plus viewers suggestions such as Teletubby dolls, a France '98 football and an insulin pen.
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  • Of the period 16th October 1958 to 5th November 1962, only two clips from the show are known to be archived. Approximately 312 editions survive from between 12 November 1962 and 9th December…
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    Of the period 16th October 1958 to 5th November 1962, only two clips from the show are known to be archived. Approximately 312 editions survive from between 12 November 1962 and 9th December 1968, whilst (thanks to long-term series editor Biddy Baxter) every episode exists from Thursday 12th December 1968 onwards.
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  • Main-belt Asteroid 16197 is named "Bluepeter" as it was discovered on Friday 7th January 2000 - the day that footage of the excavation of the shows' two time-capsules (from 1971 and 1984) in…
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    Main-belt Asteroid 16197 is named "Bluepeter" as it was discovered on Friday 7th January 2000 - the day that footage of the excavation of the shows' two time-capsules (from 1971 and 1984) in the BBC Television Centre garden was broadcast.
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