1970 - BBC Children's Television
Jackanory is a long-running BBC children's television series that was designed to stimulate an interest in reading. The show was first aired on 13 December 1965, the first story being the fairy-tale Cap o' Rushes read by Lee Montague. Jackanory continued to be broadcast until 24 March 1996, clocking up around 3,500 episodes in its 30 year run. The show returned on 27 November 2006, with a new series beginning in 2007 on CBBC. Pauline featured in this early clip and then became a 'reader' in 1998.
Posted on July 7, 2011