Who was Daniel the Blue Peter baby? Apparently his name was Daniel and he had a donkey. BP 'followed' him for a few years to show his progress and made things for him (including a house for his donkey). Colleague says that the baby was chosen as being a typical/ordinary/representative child of his generation. This would be in the 1970s.
How many Blue Peter cats have there been?
Blue Peter's pets are almost as well-known as the presenters. There have been nine dogs, five tortoises, nine cats and two parrots in the show's 60 year history. Henry is the tenth dog. Barney was the last Blue Peter dog, who also came from the Dogs Trust, and was adopted by then-presenter Helen Skelton in 2009.
Is Christopher Trace still alive?
Is Peter Duncan married?
Who owned Petra in Blue Peter?
Petra was an irritable nervous dog on the set, so Biddy Baxter had the idea that Purves should be Petra's permanent keeper, and so he looked after her at his home too. He became fond of Petra and was sad when she died, having been her owner for more than nine years. There is a bust of Petra in the Blue Peter garden.
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What happened to Shelley the tortoise?
Shelley is a female Mediterranean spur-thighed tortoise who first appeared on the programme in 2004 as a friend to George the tortoise. Blue Peter fans loved spotting her on the show every week. She retired in 2019 after 15 years on the programme.
Who damaged Blue Peter garden?
LES FERDINAND, the footballer, confessed last night to being involved in one of the most heavily reported acts of vandalism of recent times: the wrecking of the Blue Peter garden.
Who presents Blue Peter now?
It was announced on 13 May 2020 that Mwaksy Mudenda would join Russell and Driss, returning the show to a two-presenter format. On 1 September 2020, Adam Beales was announced as the show's 40th presenter.
Who is Peter Duncans parents?
Who is Lesley Manville married to?
What age is Peter Duncan?
Did Noakes keep Shep?
Noakes left Blue Peter on 26 June 1978. and the BBC offered to let him keep Shep, as the dog had lived with him since his TV debut.
Shep (British dog)
|Species||Canis lupus familiaris|
|Died||17 January 1987 (aged 15 years 8 months)|
What is Matt Baker's dog?
“So they recorded her, and now whenever you hear a dog bark on The Archers, that's Meg.” Baker, who asked Blue Peter to allow him to have a dog when he moved to London in 1999, fondly recalls Meg's Blue Peter days.
How many pets did Blue Peter have?
There have been 24 pets in all, including, tortoises, cats, horses and parrots, and a host of guide dogs appearing on the show throughout children's television series. For 27 years, when not on TV, these pets were often looked after by Blue Peter's long-standing pet keeper Edith Menezes, who died in 1994.
How old is Richie Driss from Blue Peter?
Driss will make his debut on the CBBC show on 16 May, co-hosting with Lindsey Russell and the show's new dog, Henry. The 30-year-old from St Albans previously worked as a presenter for Joe Media and had his own series on urban culture website GRM Daily.
Why did Blue Peter collect stamps?
The Blue Peter Appeals started in 1962 when viewers were asked to collect postage stamps to raise money for homes for the homeless.
What was the name of the tortoise on Blue Peter?
George the tortoise is the longest serving pet on Blue Peter, having been on the show for 22 years. He caused a stir in 1988 when burglars broke into his garden and left his cage door open.
What was Percy Thrower's Garden called?
A bust of Percy Thrower in the Dingle gardens of The Quarry, Shrewsbury, Shropshire.
Is Richard Bacon married?
What does Richard Bacon do now?
Richard Bacon is a presenter whose major television break was on the children's show Blue Peter, which he joined in 1997. In 2016, Richard became the presenter of The National Geographic Channel's reboot of its documentary/panel discussion TV series Explorer.
What age is Richard Bacon?
Who is leaving Blue Peter 2020?
Lindsey Russell is set to leave Blue Peter after 8 years hosting the long-running children's series. She was the first presenter in the show's history to get the job following a talent search show. In 2013, Russell beat 20,000 hopefuls on the series, Blue Peter: You Decide, to be named its 36th presenter.
Where is Lesley Judd now?
Now living near Toulouse, France, Judd is employed as a conference organiser.