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N/A
Premiered
Oct. 16, 1958
Status
Returning Series
Runtime
25 min.
Country
UK
Network
BBC One TV Network
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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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TV Special: Blue Peter Christmas Special Aired: Dec. 18, 2014

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  • The title music is called "Barnacle Bill", composed by Herbert Ashworth-Hope. The original "classic" version, used from October 1958 to January 1979, was played by Sidney Torch and The New…
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    The title music is called "Barnacle Bill", composed by Herbert Ashworth-Hope. The original "classic" version, used from October 1958 to January 1979, was played by Sidney Torch and The New Century Orchestra.
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  • The series was used by the BBC as a platform to launch several upcoming programs aimed at children, in particular Doctor Who (UK) (1963). Long-running presenter Peter Purves had played a…
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    The series was used by the BBC as a platform to launch several upcoming programs aimed at children, in particular Doctor Who (UK) (1963). Long-running presenter Peter Purves had played a companion to William Hartnell's Doctor before joining Blue Peter and Janet Ellis had also acted in a Doctor Who serial starring Tom Baker before joining as a presenter.
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  • The only surviving footage of the first regeneration of Doctor Who (UK) (1963) (from William Hartnell to Patrick Troughton in 1966) exists due to a clip used in Blue Peter.
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