The CBBC Broom Cupboard | 25 Years of live Children's BBC presentation
CHANNEL | Other
RECORDED | circa 1989
DURATION | 8 minutes 07 seconds
In her screentest to become a CBBC presenter, Gaby Roslin tries her hand at reading letters and birthday cards from young viewers. She then gives a brief summary of her career so far before interviewing a member of the CBBC production team and finding out how many letters they receive each day.
Please note: The picture and sound quality of this item is variable because it was taken from the surviving VHS tape.
Gaby Roslin didn't join CBBC as a presenter, but instead became the co-host of ITV's new Saturday morning show 'Motormouth' in 1989. She became a household name in 1992 when she and Chris Evans teamed up as the first presenters of 'The Big Breakfast', a show she stayed with for four years. As referenced in the interview segment of the audition, Roslin's father is former BBC continuity announcer and radio broadcaster Clive Roslin.
Noel Edmonds reminds Phillip Schofield of the day it all went wrong.
How a broken stopwatch caused mayhem for the 'Broom Cupboard'.
It's all going wrong for Debbie Flint.
Phillip Schofield answers viewers' questions.
How does Andy Crane compare to Phillip Schofield?
Edd the Duck takes on the challenge of 'Duck Dares'.
A familiar face in an unfamiliar setting.
How to make your own Edd the Duck.
Andi Peters surprises Phillip Schofield ahead of the latest 'Going Live!'
How do they make the bits in between the programmes?
It's Andi Peters' final 'Broom Cupboard' broadcast.
Josie D'Arby interviews Toby Anstis and takes on a joke challenge.
Why Nicholas Witchell is quackers about Edd the Duck.
Presenters and puppets who starred in the CBBC 'Broom Cupboard'.
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