My role: Fixer
CBBC – BBC1 (UK)
Blue Peter is a British children’s television programme that was first broadcast in 1958. The programme, which has had continuous seasons since it was first aired, is now the longest-running children’s TV show in the world.
Although the show has a nautical title and theme, its current format takes the form of a magazine/entertainment show containing viewer and presenter challenges, as well as the famous arts and crafts “makes”. It is shown on the CBBC channel. During its history there have been many presenters, often consisting of two women and two men at a time. The show uses a studio for the main format of the presenting; there is also a garden, often referred to as the Blue Peter Garden, which is used during the summer months or for outdoor activities.