New Co-Host Revealed For CBeebies In South Africa

Becoming a part of the CBeebies’ family is a dream come true. I’m thrilled to be joining Sid in the CBeebies house in South Africa and am looking forward to sharing fresh and fun new ideas with CBeebies audience.” Cat Sandion
Date: 25.05.2012     Last updated: 18.03.2014 at 18.07
Category: BBC Worldwide
Cat Sandion To Join CBeebies Favourite Sid Sloane

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As part of its commitment to bring the best new talent to local audiences, BBC Worldwide Channels is delighted to unveil Cat Sandion as the new co-host for CBeebies in South Africa.  From June, Cat will join regular presenting favourite Sid Sloane on air, providing fun ideas and games for children and parents, and fronting links between the channel’s award-winning programme line up.

Commenting on her appointment, Cat said:  “Becoming a part of the CBeebies’ family is a dream come true.   I’m thrilled to be joining Sid in the CBeebies house in South Africa and am looking forward to sharing fresh and fun new ideas with CBeebies audience.”

Henrietta Hurford-Jones, Director of CBeebies Investment commented: “It’s lovely to welcome Cat to the CBeebies team in South Africa.  Cat has wonderful natural energy and enthusiasm and, working alongside Sid, brings a fun new dynamic to the CBeebies house”.

Cat is one of Britain’s newest children’s TV presenters and has already won fans with her passion and infectious personality.  A talented actress and dancer, Cat has featured on the hugely popular Hi-5 UK, a children’s television show which stages tours across the UK teaching children to learn through singing, dancing and music.

Cat joins a roster of dedicated presenters for the international CBeebies network operated by BBC Worldwide. Her fellow hosts include Nisha Anil (Asia), Tara Colegrave, Robbie Harding and Duncan Fellows  (Australia), Aneta Piotrowska (Poland),  Roser Cabañas (Latin America & the US Hispanic market) and Sid Sloane (South Africa).

Modelled on the UK's number one and BAFTA award-winning children's channel, CBeebies’ international network encourages children to learn through play in a safe and trusted environment. Committed to bringing its audiences the most exciting and engaging content available, the channel is home to some of the most popular, original and award-winning British children’s TV programmes including Mister Maker, Rastamouse, ZingZillas, Get Squiggling!, Gigglebiz, Nina & The Neurons, Show Me Show Me, Numberjacks and exciting new original commission Andy’s Wild Adventures, produced by the BBC’s  Natural History Unit.