Browse subject - Children and Childhood


Enid Blyton photographed in 1952 at her home, Green HedgesEnid Blyton :
Remembering the creator of Noddy and the Famous Five

6 programmes

Enid Blyton in her study.Enid Blyton and the BBC :
Revealing the writer's troubled relationship with the BBC

19 documents


Evacuation of Children
Recorded: 1939
Teachers and a schoolgirl describe settling down in the country.

We Have Been Evacuated
Recorded: 1939
Evacuees from Manchester discuss their new lives.

Children's Hour : Princess Elizabeth
Broadcast: 1940
A message from Princess Elizabeth to the Nation's children.

Captive Children
Broadcast: 1945
A Red Cross appeal seeking relatives of children liberated from concentration and labour camps.

Man Alive : Marriage Under Stress: 1: Children
Broadcast: 1967
How children have altered the lives of young married couples.

James Gilfillan
Broadcast: 1968
Memories of childhood in a 1930s Glasgow mining family.

Val Meets the VIPs : Rt Hon Mrs Margaret Thatcher
Broadcast: 1973
School children interrogate Margaret Thatcher.

Blue Peter : Anne Frank
Broadcast: 1979
'Blue Peter' explores the Anne Frank story.

Bank Holiday Fair
Recorded: 1983
Remembering the magic and excitement of the Hampton Court fairground.

Jim'll Fix It : The Chimes of Big Ben
Broadcast: 1988
A wish to see and hear Big Ben up close comes true.

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