Blue Peter celebrates sixty fifth birthday as we make a journey again in time

Presenters Matt Baker, Abby Cook dinner, Lindsey Russell, Radzi Chinyanganya and Joel Mawhinney, have celebrated Blue Peters sixty fifth birthday.

The longest operating youngsters’s TV present on the earth, it has seen 42 presenters and its fair proportion of thrills, spills and animals.

From George the tortoise – Bonnie the canine – Lulu the elephant, what may probably go fallacious. Loads! We check out a number of the humorous moments by the years and the presenters that helped ship them.

The present has seen 42 presenters to date with Scotland’s wheelchair racer Abby Cook dinner being chosen as the latest. The previous Grangemouth Excessive School pupil mentioned she “needed to test it was true” when she was picked for the high-profile position.

Wanting by our archives we have discovered loads of reminiscences of exhibits passed by.

Do not miss the most recent information from round Scotland and past – Signal as much as our each day e-newsletter right here.

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Presenters John Noakes (1934 – 2017), Valerie Singleton, and Peter Purves celebrating Petra’s sixth birthday with a few of her canine buddies on the Blue Peter studios, UK, 4th November 1968. (Picture: Len Trievnor/Every day Categorical/Getty)

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Blue Peter 1968 Valerie Singleton and John Noakes. (Picture: Mirror)

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Blue Peter tv presenter Lesley Judd with a collection of treasures. 2nd March 1973. (Picture: Every day Mirror)

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Presenter Peter Duncan in The Blue Peter backyard after it was vandalised in 1983. (Picture: BBC)

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Little Lulu the elephant precipitated chaos when she visited the Blue Peter studio in 1969. Lulu did what animals do! (Picture: BBC)

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Photographed Simon Groom and Lesley Judd in 1978. (Picture: BBC)

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TV presenter Janet Ellis with Bonnie the Blue Peter canine at two months previous – April 1986 ‘Blue Peter’ introduced at this time, on her thirteenth birthday, that Bonnie the Golden Retriever, will retire from the programme later this month on February 22. Bonnie was born on 3 February 1986 in ‘Blue Peter’ canine Goldie’s second litter. Bonnie made her first look on the present when she was six weeks previous and later took over from her mom when she retired within the Summer season of 1986. With 13 years service, Bonnie is ‘Blue Peter’s’ second longest serving pet. The programme’s first canine Petra was on the present for 15 years. (Picture: BBC)

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Caron Keating & Yvette Fielding with George the tortoise. (Picture: BBC)

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1974 Image exhibits Blue Peter presenter Valerie Singleton, holding a large vintage teapot, subsequent to a desk stuffed with tea cups exhibiting what number of cups of tea might be made by the teapot. (Picture: BBC)

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4 two-month-old lion cubs from Chessington Zoo went to the BBC TV studios to participate within the Blue Peter youngsters’s programme. Three of the cubs have been named Peter, Valerie and John, after the three Blue Peter presenters. The fourth cub, a woman, is just known as X. On the programme youngsters have been requested to consider a reputation for X. Valarie Singleton photographed with with cub X, 1968. (Picture: BBC)

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Valarie Singleton photographed with with cub X, 1968. (Picture: BBC)

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Blue Peter celebrates its sixtieth birthday. (Picture: BBC)

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Blue Peter, introduced a brand new staff member to the kids’s present (High left) Matt Barker, Simon Thomas, (backside left) Konnie Huq and the brand new presenter of the programme Liz Barker who follows within the foot steps of presenter’s Valerie Singleton, John Noakes, Anthea Turner and Tim Vincent to call however a couple of. (Picture: BBC)

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Sarah Greene and Goldie the golden retriever on set in 1980. (Picture: BBC)

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Former Blue Peter presenters June 1995 (L-R) Tim Vincent, Stuart Miles, Katy Hill and Diane-Louise Jordan. (Picture: PA)

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Mark Curry, Yvette Fielding and Caron Keating rejoice Bonnie’s pending retirement following 13 years service. (Picture: BBC)

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Barney Harwood, Helen Skelton & Barney. (Picture: BBC /Rachel Joseph)

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A 1968 {photograph} exhibits Peter Purves with Petra through the present. (Picture: BBC)

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Celebrating the long-running CBBC youngsters’s programme sixty fifth birthday. Presenters Abby Cook dinner, Joel Mawhinney, Matt Baker, Lindsey Russell, Henry the canine and Radzi Chinyanganya. (Picture: BBC/PA Wire)

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