BBC Ten Pieces will feature Doctor Who theme tune

Schoolchildren in Great Britain will investigate the intricacies of the Doctor Who theme music as part of the BBC Teach program Ten Pieces. Ten Pieces Trailblazers is a curriculum designed by the BBC to focus on composers and works that have changed the way we think of classical and orchestral music – how it can be … >

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Doctor Who Live Lesson

On Friday, November 33, at 2:00 p.m., Jodie Whittaker will take part in a Doctor Who Live Lesson in schools across the UK: Calling all Super Movers! We need your pupils to get active and help the Doctor save Earth. We’ll explore the planets and discover why light is important to life on Earth. As … >

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CBBC is bringing back live kids telly to Saturday mornings

A new “live entertainment extravaganza” will begin airing every Saturday morning on CBBC this autumn. The series will continue in the tradition of classic Saturday morning programmes like Going Live!, Saturday Superstore and Multi-Coloured Swap Shop. Set to be titled Live & Dangerous, the show will be broadcast live from MediaCityUK and “packed full of celebrity guests, … >

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CBBC orders spooky drama anthology series ‘Creeped Out’

A new drama combining “sci-fi, horror, adventure, suspense, fantasy and mystery” will launch on CBBC this autumn. A 13-part original drama anthology of spooky tales, Creeped Out will be filmed in the UK and Canada. The series is created by Bede Blake and Rob Butler and the individual stories will be linked together by ‘The Curious’, a mysterious … >

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‘Wolfblood’ Season 5 first look: Watch a new behind the scenes clip

CBBC has released the first look at the new season of Wolfblood.  Season 4 aired on CBBC last year, with the story moving outside Stoneybridge and several key cast members not returning. Writer Debbie Moon confirmed last summer that the drama would be returning for a fifth season. A new teaser video features Natasha Goulden, who is plays Robyn, … >

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Russell T Davies regrets ending ‘The Sarah Jane Adventures’

The Sarah Jane Adventures producer Brian Minchin has revealed that creator Russell T Davies now regrets ending the series. Featuring former Doctor Who actress Elisabeth Sladen reprising her role as companion Sarah Jane Smith, The Sarah Jane Adventures launched with a 60-minute special in January 2007. Buy the complete Sarah Jane Adventures box set on Amazon here. Filming on three … >

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CBBC confirms air date for ‘Hank Zipzer’s Christmas Catastrophe’

CBBC’s feature-length festive special of Hank Zipzer arrives next month. Executive producer Anne Brogan previously commented: “Hank’s Christmas Catastrophe will give the audience everything they love about the TV series – big laughs and big emotional moments – with the additional sparkle of a Christmas romance for Hank and the birth of a baby brother.” Hank Zipzer’s Christmas … >

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‘Hank Zipzer’s Christmas Catastrophe’ special coming to CBBC this Christmas

Hank Zipzer will return to CBBC next month with a feature-length festive special, Hank Zipzer’s Christmas Catastrophe. The 90-minute film began filming in Yorkshire in August. CBBC controller Cheryl Taylor commented: “Our fabulous standalone Xmas special will delight Hank’s growing army of fans and we’re thrilled to have a full 90 minutes to enjoy his Christmas capers alongside … >

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‘Horrible Histories’ returns for Great Fire of London special

Peep Show star Robert Webb will play Christopher Wren in a one-off Horrible Histories special next month. The educational comedy series return to CBBC on Monday 5 September with The Grizzly Great Fire Of London, marking the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London. The episode will look at the disaster and the events that surrounded it. Robert Webb teased on Twitter: “This was … >

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