Blue Peter

British children's television programme

Blue Peter is a British children's television show created by John Hunter Blair. Blue Peter is the longest-running children's TV show in the world,[1] having been broadcast since October 1958.[2] It is currently shown live on the CBBC television channel on Thursdays.


  1. Marson, Richard (2008). Blue Peter 50th Anniversary Book: The Story of Television's Longest-running Children's Programme. Hamlyn. ISBN 978-0-600-61793-8.
  2. Sheridan, Simon (2004). The A-Z of Classic Children's Television: From Alberto Frog to Zebedee. Reynolds & Hearn Ltd. pp. 61–66. ISBN 1903111277.