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Happy 70th birthday Thomas! 10 facts about the little blue engine

He may be 70 this year, but Thomas the Tank Engine’s smile and famous blue paint hasn’t faded one bit!

Created by Reverend Wilbert Awdry to entertain his son while he had the measles, Thomas made his debut in The Railway Series of books in 1946. 245 more words


“Y’alright, cockers?!” – Work Experience at the BBC

On Friday, I finished a two-week work experience placement on Hacker Time at CBBC in Salford’s MediaCityUK. For at least ten years, and I think in actual fact for far longer, I have fantasised about working at CBBC at some stage in my life. 861 more words

O is for Orinoco

No, not the river but Orinoco the Womble. For those non-UK visitors who don’t know what a Womble is stay tuned!

Welcome to my entry for O in the A-Z blogging challenge 2015. 234 more words

A-Z April 2015


Grade: B+
Entire family: No
2011, 60 min., Color
TV-Y (young viewers)
PBS Kids
Aspect ratio: 1.78:1 widescreen
Featured audio: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
Bonus features: None… 878 more words


Meet the gang from Sesame Street's Furchester Hotel

Everyone loves Sesame Street. How could you not? That unmissable mix of muppet mayhem and learning has captivated kids across the globe for decades.

Well, Sesame Street now has a younger relative…and it’s a Brit (ok, half British). 218 more words


My Childhood Lives on: Hello, Fraggles!

I grew up during a great time for children’s television. Sesame Street and Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood had already been around for years so there was always a mix of new episodes and reruns. 219 more words


OOglies Series 3

I’m delighted to say that a wonderful programme I worked on last summer is soon to start screening on CBBC. 118 more words