John Craven (and latterly other presenters) introduce news stories and other articles of interest to its young audience. Broadcast at around 5.00pm on BBC1 in the UK.
Reviews

Episodes

Seasons


Years



42   1   Unknown  
2018   2017   2016   2015   2014   2013   … See all »
5 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Blue Peter (TV Series 1958)
Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

British childrens magazine program which has run since the end of the 50s. Aimed at kids from the age of about 6-14. The show has different segments where the presenters would show the ... See full summary »

Stars: Christopher Trace, Konnie Huq, Leila Williams
Art Attack (1990–2007)
Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

An educational series presenting various art project suggestions and creations.

Stars: Neil Buchanan, Peter Corey, Mitchell Knight
Danger Mouse (1981–1992)
Animation | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Danger Mouse, the greatest secret agent in the world, must follow Colonel K's orders (and try not to break Professor Squawkencluck's inventions) to foil Baron Greenback's and his henchman Stiletto's plans.

Stars: David Jason, Terry Scott, Edward Kelsey
Postman Pat (1981–2006)
Animation | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

This classic children's series follows the adventures of everyone's favourite postman as he carries out his mail rounds in the village of Greendale.

Stars: Ken Barrie, Carole Boyd, Archie Panjabi
The Queen's Nose (TV Series 1995)
Comedy | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Children's series about a magic coin that can grant wishes.

Stars: Heather-Jay Jones, Victoria Shalet, Paula Wilcox
Brum (1991–2002)
Animation | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Brum is a car who loves to go around the city each day. Follow him as he helps save the day by identifying criminals, dances with people and sometimes even gets up to no good, only to be helpful later.

Stars: Toyah Willcox, Mike Cavanagh, Tom Wright
ChuckleVision (1987–2009)
Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Crazy antics ensue when Barry and Paul Chuckle get into various exaggerated situations.

Stars: Barry Chuckle, Paul Chuckle, Jimmy Patton
The BFG (1987)
Animation | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A young orphan girl, Sophie, gets taken away to a faraway land populated by Giants and Dreams.

Director: Brian Cosgrove
Stars: David Jason, Amanda Root, Angela Thorne
The Story of Tracy Beaker (TV Series 2002)
Comedy | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Tracy Beaker is a 10 year old girl who has been placed in a children's home. Tracy makes new friends along the way, and causes mischief where ever she goes.

Stars: Dani Harmer, Montanna Thompson, Ciaran Joyce
Come Outside (TV Series 1993)
Adventure | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Children's educational programme in which Auntie Mable and her dog Pippin fly in their spotted plane looking at and finding out how everyday things work.

Stars: Lynda Baron, Pippin, Valerie Hunkins
Drama | Family | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Investigative journalist Sarah Jane Smith, with the help of her adopted son, his friends, and an intelligent supercomputer, combats evil alien forces here on Earth.

Stars: Elisabeth Sladen, Daniel Anthony, Alexander Armstrong
Fireman Sam (1987–2020)
Animation | Crime | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

The adventures of a community fireman, Sam.

Stars: Steven Kynman, David Carling, Tegwen Tucker
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Ricky Boleto Ricky Boleto ...  Himself - Presenter / ... 79 episodes, 2012-2015
Leah Gooding Leah Gooding ...  Herself - Presenter / ... 50 episodes, 2010-2015
Joe Tidy Joe Tidy ...  Himself - Reporter / ... 48 episodes, 2013
Martin Dougan Martin Dougan ...  Himself - Reporter / ... 43 episodes, 2013
Nelufar Hedayat Nelufar Hedayat ...  Herself - Presenter / ... 41 episodes, 2012-2013
Ore Oduba Ore Oduba ...  Himself - Presenter / ... 35 episodes, 2012-2013
Edit

Storyline

John Craven (and latterly other presenters) introduce news stories and other articles of interest to its young audience. Broadcast at around 5.00pm on BBC1 in the UK.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

current affairs | non fiction | See All (2) »

Genres:

Family | News

Edit

Details

Official Sites:

BBC [UK]

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 April 1972 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

John Craven's Newsround See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Referenced in Doctor Who: The End of the World (2005) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Great all round programme
5 July 2004 | by dawn-101See all my reviews

This is the first one of it's type in the UK - an news program especially aimed for the kids.

Right from the start it has been popular - providing informative up to the date news, in an manner that is neither demeaning nor "over the head" for kids. It has always had to cater for a wide range of kids, it manages to do that without speaking to them like an little baby.

Although it is only an 10 min spot, it manages to give you all the information without leaving out the important parts to an issue - even dealing with the greatest threats and disasters of the world.

The presenters have always been an good bunch, though many will say that it has never been the same since John Craven left (and I will agree since I appeared on Newsround with him presenting), they have all taken over the role marvously.

The format has constantly changed to keep up with the times - including the edition of an Press Pack (where occasionally kids present the news), but has never lost the sparkle of the early years. It has gone strength to strength and will be popular for many years to come.


4 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 2 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed