Started to see the fruits of our TV Stills shoot with the CBBC Blue Peter presenters appearing across the web in 2017. We shot a whole array of images of Barney, Lindsey and Radzi for the long-running BBC series in 2016, covering everything from their seasonal activities through to Red Nose Day and Children in Need.
- L to R: Blue Peter presenters Barney, Lindsey & Radzi.
The photographs were taken at Big Shed Studios, next to Media City, Manchester.
Blue Peter is a British kids television show, currently live on CBBC TV. A significant part of the British television landscape, it first aired in 1958 and is now the longest-running kids’ TV show in the world. The show has a nautical title and theme, across it’s magazine/entertainment format – containing viewer and presenter challenges, as well as the famous ‘here’s one i made early’ craft slots.
During its history there have been many presenters, often consisting of two women and two men at a time. The current presenters are Barney Harwood, Lindsey Russell and Radzi Chinyanganya. The show is produced at the BBC’s Media City studios in Salford, near Manchester. The location is home to the famous Blue Peter Garden, used during the summer months or for outdoor activities. The programme has always featured a number of pets; currently a tortoise called Shelly makes appearances from time to time. www.jonparkerlee.comBBC, Blue Peter, CBBC, manchester, Media City, Photographs, Salford, TV Stills