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Multi-Coloured Swap Shop, more commonly known simply as Swap Shop, was a British children's entertainment programme that was broadcast on Saturday mornings on BBC1 for 146 episodes in six series between 1976 and 1982. [1]

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Andi Peters

Andi Peters (born 29 July 1970) is a British television presenter, producer, journalist, voice-over artist, and voice actor currently employed by ITV and is best known for roles on Breakfast TV shows Live & Kicking, GMTV, Good Morning Britain and Lorraine and for hosting Dancing on Ice: Extra and The Big Reunion.

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Arlene Phillips

Arlene Phillips, CBE (born 22 May 1943 in Prestwich, Lancashire) is an English choreographer, theatre director, talent scout, television judge and presenter, and former dancer, who has worked in many fields of entertainment.

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Ask the Family

Ask the Family is a British game show that was first broadcast on BBC1 from 12 June 1967 to 22 October 1984 hosted by Robert Robinson and then on UK Gold from 6 June to 10 October 1999 hosted by Alan Titchmarsh and from 4 April to 5 May 2005 hosted by Dick & Dom on BBC Two.

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Aspect ratio (image)

The aspect ratio of an image describes the proportional relationship between its width and its height.

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Associated Television

Associated Television (ATV), a former British television company, was awarded the franchise by the Independent Television Authority (ITA) to provide the Independent Television service at weekends for the London region.

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B. A. Robertson

Brian Alexander "B.

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Basil Brush

Basil Brush is a fictional anthropomorphic fox, best known for his appearances on daytime British children's television.

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Basil's Swap Shop

Basil's Swap Shop is a British children's television series that was produced for CBBC and ran on Saturday mornings on BBC Two and CBBC Channel from 5 January 2008 to 25 September 2010.

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BBC Four

BBC Four is a British television channel operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation and available to digital television viewers on Freeview, IPTV, satellite, and cable.

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BBC Genome Project

The BBC Genome Project is a digitised, searchable database of programme listings initially based upon the contents of the Radio Times from the first issue in 1923, to 2009.

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BBC News

BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.

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BBC One

BBC One is the flagship television channel of the British Broadcasting Corporation in the United Kingdom, Isle of Man and Channel Islands.

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BBC Two

BBC Two is the second flagship television channel of the British Broadcasting Corporation in the United Kingdom, Isle of Man and Channel Islands.

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Blondie (band)

Blondie is an American rock band founded by singer Debbie Harry and guitarist Chris Stein.

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Blue Peter

Blue Peter is a British children's television programme, currently shown live on the CBBC television channel.

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Broadcasting

Broadcasting is the distribution of audio or video content to a dispersed audience via any electronic mass communications medium, but typically one using the electromagnetic spectrum (radio waves), in a one-to-many model.

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Brown Sauce (band)

Brown Sauce was a pop band, made up of presenters from the television programme, Multi-Coloured Swap Shop.

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Child

Biologically, a child (plural: children) is a human being between the stages of birth and puberty.

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Chris Moyles

Christopher Moyles (born 22 February 1974) is an English radio and television presenter, author, and presenter of The Chris Moyles Show on Radio X. Previously he has presented The Chris Moyles Show on BBC Radio 1 from 2004 to 2012 and Chris Moyles' Quiz Night between 2009 and 2012 on Channel 4.

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Cliff Richard

Sir Cliff Richard, (born Harry Rodger Webb, 14 October 1940) is a British pop singer, musician, performer, actor and philanthropist.

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Dame Edna Everage

Dame Edna Everage is a character created and performed by Australian comedian Barry Humphries, known for her lilac-coloured or "wisteria hue" hair and cat eye glasses or "face furniture", her favourite flower, the gladiolus ("gladdies") and her boisterous greeting: "Hello, Possums!" As Dame Edna, Humphries has written several books including an autobiography, My Gorgeous Life, appeared in several films and hosted several television shows (on which Humphries has also appeared as himself and other alter-egos).

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Delia Smith

Delia Ann Smith (born 18 June 1941) is an English cook and television presenter, known for teaching basic cookery skills in a no-nonsense style.

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Doctor Who

Doctor Who is a British science-fiction television programme produced by the BBC since 1963.

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Emma Forbes

Emma Katy Forbes (born 14 May 1965 in Hammersmith, London) is an English radio and television presenter.

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Entertainment

Entertainment is a form of activity that holds the attention and interest of an audience, or gives pleasure and delight.

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Fearne Cotton

Fearne Wood (born 3 September 1981), known professionally by her maiden name Cotton, is an English television and radio presenter, best known for presenting a number of popular television programmes such as Top of the Pops and the Red Nose Day telethons.

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Going Live!

Going Live! is a Saturday morning magazine show, broadcast on BBC1 between 1987 and 1993.

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Gordon Murray (puppeteer)

Gordon Murray (3 May 1921 – 30 June 2016) was a British television producer and puppeteer.

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Helicopter

A helicopter is a type of rotorcraft in which lift and thrust are supplied by rotors.

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ITV (TV network)

ITV is a British commercial TV network.

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John Craven

John Raymond Craven, (born 16 August 1940) is an English journalist and television presenter, best known for presenting the BBC programmes Newsround, Countryfile and Beat the Brain.

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Johnny Ball

Johnny Ball (born 23 May 1938) is an English television personality, a populariser of mathematics and the father of BBC Radio 2 DJ Zoë Ball.

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Keith Chegwin

Keith Chegwin (17 January 1957 – 11 December 2017) was an English television presenter and actor, appearing in several children's entertainment shows in the 1970s and 1980s, including Multi-Coloured Swap Shop and Cheggers Plays Pop.

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Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen

Laurence Roderick Llewelyn-Bowen (born 11 March 1965) is a British self-styled "homestyle consultant" and television personality best known for his appearances on the BBC programme Changing Rooms and for being a judge on the ITV reality series Popstar to Operastar in 2010.

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Lenny Henry

Sir Lenworth George Henry, (born 29 August 1958), known as Lenny Henry, is a British stand-up comedian, actor, singer, writer, and television presenter, known for co-founding charity Comic Relief, and presenting various television programmes, including the comedy Chef!, and The Magicians for BBC One.

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Live & Kicking

Live & Kicking is a BBC Saturday morning children's magazine programme, running from 1993 to 2001.

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Maggie Philbin

Margaret Elizabeth Philbin OBE (born 23 June 1955) is an English radio and television presenter whose credits include Tomorrow's World, Multi-Coloured Swap Shop and latterly Bang Goes the Theory.

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Michael Crawford

Michael Patrick Smith, (born 19 January 1942) known by the professional stage name of Michael Crawford, is an English actor, comedian, philanthropist, and singer.

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Mike Batt

Michael Philip Batt LVO (born 6 February 1949) is an English singer-songwriter, musician, record producer, director, conductor and former Deputy Chairman of the British Phonographic Industry.

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Mike Read

Michael David Kenneth Read (born 1 March 1947) is an English radio DJ, writer, journalist and television presenter.

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Mr Blobby

Mr Blobby is a character featured on Noel Edmonds' Saturday night variety BBC television show Noel's House Party, portrayed by Barry Killerby, and was the brainchild of British comedy writer Charlie Adams, a writer for the show.

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Newsround

Newsround (stylized as newsround, originally called John Craven's Newsround before his departure in 1989) is a BBC children's news programme, which has run continuously since 4 April 1972.

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Nicki Chapman

Nicki Chapman (born 14 January 1967, Herne Bay, Kent, England) is an English television presenter who also works in the British pop music industry.

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Noel Edmonds

Noel Ernest Edmonds (born 22 December 1948) is an English television presenter and executive.

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Noel's House Party

Noel's House Party is a BBC light entertainment series that was hosted by Noel Edmonds.

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Phillip Schofield

Phillip Bryan Schofield (born 1 April 1962) is an English television presenter currently employed by ITV.

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Quadruplex videotape

2-inch quadruplex video tape (also called 2″ quad, or just quad, for short) was the first practical and commercially successful analog recording video tape format.

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Richard Marson

Richard Marson (born c.1967) is an English writer, television producer and director, best known as a former editor in chief of the BBC's children's television programme Blue Peter.

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Sarah Greene

Elizabeth Sarah Greene is an English television personality.

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Saturday Superstore

Saturday Superstore was a children's television series, broadcast on BBC1 from 1982 until 1987.

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Split screen (video production)

In film and video production, split screen is the visible division of the screen, traditionally in half, but also in several simultaneous images, rupturing the illusion that the screen's frame is a seamless view of reality, similar to that of the human eye.

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Television Centre, London

Television Centre is a building complex in White City, West London that was the headquarters of BBC Television between 1960 and 2013.

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The Midlands

The Midlands is a cultural and geographic area roughly spanning central England that broadly corresponds to the early medieval Kingdom of Mercia.

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Tiswas

Tiswas ("Today Is Saturday Watch And Smile") is a children's British television series which originally aired on Saturday mornings from 5 January 1974 to 3 April 1982 and was produced for the ITV network by ATV Network Limited.

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Trevor and Simon

Trevor Neal and Simon Hickson are a British comedy duo (known as 'Trevor and Simon, or Trev and Simon), and are best known for a family-friendly version of anarchic alternative comedy on BBC1's Saturday morning shows, Going Live! (1987-1993), and Live and Kicking (1993-1997).

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Trumpton

Trumpton is a stop-motion children's television series from the producers of Camberwick Green.

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UK Singles Chart

The UK Singles Chart (currently entitled Official Singles Chart) is compiled by the Official Charts Company (OCC), on behalf of the British record industry, listing the top-selling singles in the United Kingdom, based upon physical sales, paid-for downloads and streaming.

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XTC

XTC were an English rock band formed in Swindon in 1972 and active until 2006.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Multi-Coloured_Swap_Shop

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