David Tennant as The Fourteenth Doctor reading the Cbeebies Bedtime Story

Doctor Who reads the CBeebies Bedtime Story

The Fourteenth Doctor will read The Way Back Home by Oliver Jeffers on Friday 24th November. 2023.  Doctor Who fans with long(ish) memories may recall that at Christmastime in 2009, you couldn’t escape David Tennant and his Tenth Doctor. The outgoing Time Lord was all over the BBC, even infiltrating the corporation’s festive idents between … >

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Rege-Jean Page CBeebies

Regé-Jean Page CBeebies debut revealed by the BBC

Mother’s Day (UK, March 14 — you did remember?!) and it’s the Regé-Jean Page CBeebies debut Regé-Jean will read Rain Before Rainbows by Smriti Halls and David Litchfield about a girl and her companion fox who travel together from a place of loss and despair, through uncertain times, towards the hope of colour, light and … >

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Jodie Whittaker

Jodie Whittaker to host CBeebies Bedtime Stories

Doctor Who star Jodie Whittaker will read the story of an intrepid girl on CBeebies Bedtime Stories. Whittaker will read Ada Twist, Scientist – the third in a series of books written by Andrea Beaty and illustrated by David Roberts. Beaty considers Whittaker’s narration of her book, “the best of all things!” WHAT? WHAT? WHAT? … >

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The shows that CBeebies has ordered more series of

The BBC announced yesterday that it had commissioned a host of new shows for CBeebies, including a one-off production of Shakespeare’s The Tempest designed for a pre-school audience. It’s also ordered 20 episodes of Lochside, about adventures in a Scottish village (Balamory, anyone?), 30 episodes of recycling show Junk Rescue and 20 episodes of Baby … >

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5 classic British kids’ TV shows that are overdue a revival

Inspired by the triumphant and long-overdue returns of The Clangers and Thunderbirds – and excited at the imminent comeback of the amazing, the fantastic, the greatest secret agent in the world (Danger Mouse) – we’ve put our minds to the question… Which other classic kids’ TV shows could be on the list for a 21st … >

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‘The Clangers’ review: CBeebies’ reboot fires up the imagination

Smallfilms are a peculiarly British animation studio: industrious, creative and successful but always too tiny and quaint to ever be called a powerhouse. Initially a two-man operation working out of an old barn – with Peter Firmin making models or providing traditional artwork alongside Oliver Postgate animating these elements and (in a voice that was … >

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