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Blue Peter
What made Blue Peter the best kids programme ever - the history, the presenters, the pets, the makes or the mistakes?

1958 - 1967

Christopher Trace
Valerie Singleton
John Noakes and co.

1967 - 1972

Valerie Singleton
John Noakes
Peter Purves

1972 - 1978

Lesley Judd
John Noakes
Peter Purves

1980 - 1983

Simon Groom
Peter Duncan
Sarah Greene

1983 - 1986

Simon Groom
Peter Duncan
Janet Ellis

1987 - 1989

Mark Curry
Caron Keating
Yvette Fielding

1992 - 1994

John Leslie
Diane-Louise Jordan
Anthea Turner

1995 - 1996

Tim Vincent
Stuart Miles
Diane-Louise Jordan
Katy Hill

1997 - 1998

Stuart Miles
Katy Hill
Romana D'Annunzio
Richard Bacon

History of Blue Peter
45 years covered in a radio documentary by Paul Jackson.

Some we made earlier: From the Advent crown to Tracy Island.
BP Now
Blue Peter now

Meet the present presenters and pets.

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