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  1. Swashbuckle: A new pirate show comes to CBeebies!

    Friday 28 June 2013, 14:16

    Swashbuckle is a brand new pirate gameshow on CBeebies set on a purpose built soft-play prirate ship.

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  2. What is Big Fun Time?

    Friday 14 June 2013, 17:45

    CBeebies breaks its day into easy to remember chunks - from Get Set Go to start the day, through Discover and Do for creative mornings, to Big Fun Time for afternoon adventures, and the Bedtime Hour to calm things down at the end of the day. 

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  3. Peter Rabbit comes to CBeebies!

    Wednesday 29 May 2013, 15:44

    Peter Rabbit comes to CBeebies next week, and we can’t wait! We caught up with Sarah, the Production Executive, to find out more about the making of Peter’s adventures…

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  4. Big news from Katy!

    Tuesday 21 May 2013, 17:57

    We caught up with CBeebies presenter Katy to hear her big news!

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  5. Octonauts: New episodes - explaining the animation process

    Wednesday 8 May 2013, 16:25

    Exciting news from our animations team at CBeebies about brand new Octonauts episodes starting on Monday 13th May. This blog also explains more about the animation process so you can explain to your little fans why we have to wait so long for new episodes. 

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  6. CBeebies Radio: Weekend Roadtrip Playlist

    Thursday 2 May 2013, 15:01

    Looking for ways to entertain your little ones on long journeys? Alex from CBeebies Radio gives us his top three recommendations for programmes to listen to with your child this weekend. 

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  7. New Shows on CBeebies!

    Thursday 11 April 2013, 18:04

    Andy's Dinosaur Adventures, Peter Rabbit and a brand new pirate adventure show are among the highlights coming to CBeebies this year!

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  8. World Book Day 2013 - Shirley Hughes

    Thursday 7 March 2013, 10:28

    We asked Shirley Hughes, author of one of the World Book Day 2013 stories 'Alfie's Shop', about what inspires her illustrations, what has made her characters appeal to generations of children, and how she has juggled her work with motherhood and grandmotherhood...

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  9. World Book Day 2013: Giles Andreae

    Wednesday 6 March 2013, 15:23

    We chatted to Giles Andreae, author of one of the 2013 World Book Day stories (and CBeebies bedtime story) 'Giraffes Can't Dance' about books, reading and, of course, dancing.

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  10. Get to know CBeebies' new presenter: Cat

    Friday 18 January 2013, 13:46

    You might spot a new face in the CBeebies house this week, as presenter Cat joins the team for the first time. We caught up with Cat on her first day to find out more about her…

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  11. Nina and the Neurons Go Engineering

    Wednesday 16 January 2013, 14:40

    ‘Nina and the Neurons’ is a CBeebies show that brings science to life for our young audience. In the new series, Nina and the Neurons are concentrating on engineering, and we caught up with Valerie, the Assistant Producer to find out more…

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  12. The Cow That Almost Missed Christmas

    Wednesday 19 December 2012, 15:24

    CBeebies have got a very special new animation for this Christmas. 'The Cow That Almost Missed Christmas' is the Nativity story as told through the eyes of an adventurous young cow called Marjorie.

    Marjorie has heard that a new King is to be born in Bethlehem and there'll be a celebration -...

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  13. Peter Rabbit comes to CBeebies

    Tuesday 18 December 2012, 10:21

    CBeebies is thrilled to announce that Beatrix Potter's timeless character Peter Rabbit is bounding on to the screen this Christmas! Set in the Lake District, this exciting new series features brand new stories based on the classic Potter tales, and will launch with a Christmas special to whet your...

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  14. CBeebies Christmas Shows: Mr Bloom, Pantomime and more festive fun!

    Thursday 29 November 2012, 15:26

    We're dusting off the tinsel in the CBeebies office! Christmas is fast approaching and the CBeebies House is a flurry of festive activity with everyone rushing around getting all the Christmas specials ready.

    This year we have a bumper crop of brand new seasonal episodes, kicking off with 'Show Me Show...

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  15. Tree Fu Tom: Brand New Game - Magic Dash

    Wednesday 21 November 2012, 15:46

    Here it is! A chance for all Tree Fu Tom fans and budding treelings to brush up on their Tree Fu moves with a brand new online Game - Magic Dash!

    You play as Tom, on a journey across Treetopolis , avoiding the 'slime-weeds' and 'grumbleberry bushes' to help his friends collect Magic Sap and save the...

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  16. Inside the Octopod

    Wednesday 21 November 2012, 13:58

    We caught up with Adam Idelson, one of the Octonauts Producers, to hear all about what we should expect from series 2 and what it's like to work aboard the Octopod...

    Hi Adam - what do you do on the Octonauts?


    A: I'm the Supervising Producer, which means working directly with all the talented people...

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  17. Tumble Tapp Snap

    Tuesday 20 November 2012, 11:17

    Mr Tumble's hi-tech gadget, The Tumble Tapp, was introduced to Something Special audiences last month - inspiring mixed reactions, ranging from "an 'i-Tumble'?...really?!" to "about time! is there an app we can download?"


    So this week, as we launch its companion mobile game Tumble Tapp Snap, we thought...

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  18. CBeebies Bedtime Hour: New Episodes of Abney and Teal and 64 Zoo Lane

    Thursday 11 October 2012, 12:40

    CBeebies is refreshing the Bedtime Hour for Winter to include even more of our best-loved shows to snuggle up with before bed. We understand how important the Bedtime Hour can be as part of many families' routines, so we want to let you know what...

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  19. CBeebies Love to Learn Quiz

    Tuesday 9 October 2012, 13:04

    Press the Red Button to play the CBeebies Love to Learn Quiz where you can have fun with all the family learning about words and numbers with CBeebies presenters Alex and Cerrie.


    The quiz features questions on a variety of CBeebies favourites including the Numberjacks, Abadas, Alphablocks, Numtums...

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  20. A programme with a singing doctor? Yes, it's CBeebies new show Get Well Soon

    Friday 28 September 2012, 14:46

    Exciting times at CBeebies - on Monday 1st October at 4.00 we welcome a brand new show, Get Well Soon, onto our screens. Controller of CBeebies, Kay Benbow, dropped in to tell us all about it herself, then we managed to grab the star of the show, Dr Ranj (in between ward rounds!) and ask him a...

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