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Articles about childrens television

Keeping them Wide Awake

Published 15 October 2018

Inside TV-am’s popular children’s magazine show, the Wide Awake Club, in 1988

Factsheet 1966: Independent Television Programmes

Published 16 August 2018

An introduction to Independent Television programming in 1966

Making children’s programmes

Published 31 July 2018

Inside ITV’s biggest children’s department in 1977

Audience Research

Published 25 September 2017

A look at what’s popular and how popularity is measured from the BBC in 1961

TV, the child, and the critic

Published 24 July 2017

A report wonders if children’s television is good for 1959’s children

✎ Brian Cant 1933-2017

Published 19 June 2017

The saddest of sad news

CITV 1963

Published 19 June 2017

A look at what children were watching on ITV in 1963

“We now have a World Wide Web page…”

Published 16 December 2010

Don’t forget to have your pen and paper handy to write down the address!

Thirty Years of Grange Hill – Part III

Published 25 April 2009

Popularity and hard hitting plots.

Oliver Postgate

Published 9 December 2008

Like many I grew up with the creations of Oliver Postgate, and his usal collaborator Peter Firmin. Ivor the Engine, Noggin the Nog, the Clangers, and of course, the utterly wonderful Bagpuss, played a huge part of my childhood, as it did so many others – enchanting and enthralling a whole generation.

Thirty Years of Grange Hill – Part II

Published 30 November 2008

The series is here to stay

Thirty Years of Grange Hill – Part I

Published 26 October 2008

School’s out forever

Children’s air

Published 1 March 2006

Younger television viewers of the early 1950s had their very own startup

CBBC Circle

Published 24 May 2004

How to brand output for children

Small Time – The Complete History

Published 1 January 2004

Definitive children’s programming

Small Time – The List

Published 1 January 2004

The full list of Small Time programmes

Everything I know

Published 17 July 2003

…was taught to me by Blue Peter, says Russ J Graham

Switched On

Published 1 September 2001

Andrew Hesford-Booth switches the set on