Mail On Sunday Faces Backlash Over CBBC Transgender Programme Story

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 30.10.2016 | UK

The Mail on Sunday has sparked a huge backlash with its front page story on a CBBC programme about a transgender child. The story, headlined “Fury a...

Whatever Happened To The 90s And 00s Presenters Of Kids' TV?

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 10.09.2016 | UK Entertainment

At the risk of sounding a million years old, kids TV just isn’t what it used to be, is it? These days, children’s shows have been relegated to di...

Parents Petition To 'Save CBBC' From Whittingdale's BBC Reforms

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 12.05.2016 | UK Parents

Thousands of parents have voiced their anger over the government's decision to use some of the licence fee to fund children's programming on channels ...

Adults Really Aren't Impressed With The New CBBC Logo

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 14.03.2016 | UK Entertainment

The new logo for the BBC's children's channel has been roundly trounced on social media, as the channel's own boss admits it "doesn't scream 'children...

Marvellous Messy Minds: A Parent's Survival Guide

Clare Varney | Posted 02.03.2017 | UK Parents
Clare Varney

I am a mum to an amazingly strong, beautiful and engaging 15-year-old daughter. However, three years ago my daughter Libby was diagnosed with depression and anxiety. Over the past 9-12 months Libby has filmed a CBBC My Life documentary called Marvellous Messy Minds.

Phillip Schofield Is Returning To His Broom Cupboard (Kind Of)

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 20.08.2015 | UK Entertainment

Phillip Schofield is set to return to kids TV, where he began his career in Children’s BBC’s Broom Cupboard. READ MORE: Phillip Schofield Is...

Homophobic Bullying and the Responsibilities of Children's Television

Shaun Dellenty | Posted 17.01.2015 | UK Entertainment
Shaun Dellenty

Still missing is regular, usualised (to use Sue Sanders word) portrayals of LGBT pupils, parents and role models who are happy, successful and kind human beings- just going about their lives. Such portrayals send a vital life-changing message to the emergent young LGBT souls out there.

Is Danger Mouse the Best the BBC Can Do?

Paul Blanchard | Posted 17.08.2014 | UK Entertainment
Paul Blanchard

I love Danger Mouse. Well, I loved it when I was eight. I'd probably love it again now if I was still eight. But the announcement that Danger Mouse was being remade by the BBC was a bit of a shock. Is it really the best children's TV the BBC can do today? Are there really no talented British animation houses with original stories to tell?

Look Who's Making A Comeback...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK Entertainment

'Danger Mouse' is making a comeback more than twenty years since the rodent superhero and his trusty sidekick Penfold, graced our screens. The anim...


Alan Sim | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK Entertainment
Alan Sim

If the BBC thinks that they can continue to broadcast "TV" shows to the online world they are way behind the curve. They need to be much more gangster with their new approach to making content both long form and short form and look at how the online word is doing it better, bolder and cheaper.

Business Is Child's Play: Why an Entrepreneurial Spirit Should Be Nurtured in the Classroom

Saira Khan | Posted 12.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Saira Khan

Our education system needs to prepare young people leaving school, not just with a varied CV that might help them get a job working for someone else, but to recognise and realise that some young people leaving school could actually start their own business and be the entrepreneurs of the future.

Is This The Unlikeliest Celeb Hook-Up EVER?

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 03.01.2013 | Home

We've witnessed some pretty random celeb romances in our time (see our gallery below for evidence) but this one beats them all hands down - ladies and...

Out Of Albert Square, But Still In Her Leopardskin

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.09.2012 | UK Entertainment

Pam St Clement has landed her first new role since EastEnders - and she'll still be in her trademark leopardskin. The former EastEnder, 70, who do...

Viewers In Uproar After BBC Cancels 'Play School'

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 18.05.2012 | UK Comedy

The BBC faced a virulent Twitter backlash today as thousands of people wrongly believed that Play School was about to be axed - despite it not being o...

Sarah Dean

Blue Peter Changes Cause A Stir

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Dean | Posted 16.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

Twitter went into a frenzy on Wednesday after rumours circulated that the cherished children's TV show Blue Peter was going to be axed by the BBC. ...

There Ain't No Reform Like an S Club Reform

Stephen Frizzle | Posted 21.05.2012 | UK Comedy
Stephen Frizzle

Pop group and bestest buddies S Club 7 have announced, as a special treat for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, that they are planning to reform and tour this summer as well as releasing a Greatest Hits CD. I wasn't even aware that the Queen was that big of a fan of S Club, but I suppose Reach has a catchy chorus that even royalty can't deny.

Me, Camp, the Coach and Children's BBC

Trevor Neal | Posted 09.05.2012 | UK Comedy
Trevor Neal

There was a time, obviously before the arrival of Loaded magazine, when I deliberately avoided behaving in a laddish or blokey way because it was trendier to be camp. I was a drama student in the early 1980s. Enough said.

Dear Unemployed: Please Start Building Pyramids

Greg Jenner | Posted 28.04.2012 | UK Comedy
Greg Jenner

There's been a lot of outrage recently in the press. Being a pedant, this always makes me chuckle, mostly because the medieval word 'outrage' originally meant a gratuitous excess of criminal violence.