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Series cast summary:
Christopher Trace Christopher Trace ...  Himself - Presenter / ... 83 episodes, 1958-2018
Konnie Huq ...  Herself - Presenter / ... 56 episodes, 1999-2018
Leila Williams Leila Williams ...  Herself - Presenter / ... 53 episodes, 1958-2018
Valerie Singleton Valerie Singleton ...  Herself - Presenter / ... 43 episodes, 1963-2018
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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>

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UK

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English

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16 October 1958 (UK) See more »

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Mono

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

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1.33 : 1
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The only surviving footage of the first regeneration of Doctor Who (1963) (from William Hartnell to Patrick Troughton in 1966) exists due to a clip used in Blue Peter. See more »

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[deliberate double-entendre in item about making hedges by partially cutting tree trunks and laying the trees flat]
Simon Groom: One of the competitors was saying to me that as long as you have a decent length to start with, you can manage a good lay.
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Featured in I Love Christmas (2001) See more »

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Barnacle Bill
Composed by Herbert Ashworth-Hope
[Title music]
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Sticky Back plastic. Here's one I made earlier
8 April 1999 | by Fraser-5See all my reviews

Blue Peter is a British institution. EVERYONE has been brought up on it's mix of sticky back plastic, papier-mache, toilet rolls and pipe cleaners. Everyone has tried to make things that come out as the presenters "here's one I made earlier" efforts. (Cheating presenters). They also get the large sections of the British children population to raise large amounts of money each year. It's simply unique. And uniquely British.


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