Category Archives: Children’s TV

Quick DVD Review – ‘The Phoenix and the Carpet’

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After enjoying 1991’s ‘Five Children and It’ and 1993’s ‘The Return of the Psammead’ by the BBC over Christmas 2020, my parents and I enjoyed watching 1976’s ‘The Phoenix and the Carpet’ by the BBC. Yes, I know there’s a 1997 ‘The Phoenix and the Carpet’ by the BBC, but I’ll see it another time. Continue reading

Quick DVD Review – ‘The Return of the Psammead’

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After checking out the BBC’s 1991 TV adaptation of ‘Five Children and It’, my parents and I soon checked out another Christmas present that my Mum had over Christmas 2020. This was of course the sequel to 1991’s ‘Five Children and It’ called ‘The Return of the Psammead’. It was made in 1993! Continue reading

Quick DVD Review – ‘The Sooty Show – Happy Birthday Sooty’

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I had another nostalgic birthday present this Christmas. As well as the ‘Rainbow’ DVD I had, I also had a DVD of ‘The Sooty Show’ featuring Sooty, Sweep and Soo with Matthew Corbett as the presenter. I used to love watching ‘The Sooty Show’ on VHS and ‘Sooty & Co’ on TV when I was a kid. Continue reading

Quick DVD Review – ‘Five Children and It’ (1991)

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My Mum received the DVD of the BBC’s 1991 adaptation of ‘Five Children and It’ for Christmas this year! My parents and I spent three days watching the six-part serial on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and the 27th. It was an intriguing experience watching ‘Five Children and It’ and was quite enjoyable. Continue reading

Quick DVD Review – ‘Rainbow – Songs, Rhymes, Stories & Tales’

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I’ve had a nostalgic Christmas present this year! Let’s talk about ‘Rainbow’, the children’s TV series. I used to watch ‘Rainbow’ on VHS back in the day when I was a kid in the 1990s. The original show ran from 1972 to 1992, although it’s more likely that I watched episodes of ‘Rainbow’ from the 1980s. 😀 Continue reading