Blue Peter is set for a MAJOR shake up as BBC plan to ditch live broadcasts and switch up presenters

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By Bethan Edwards For Mailonline

Published: 20:54 EDT, 2 April 2024 | Updated: 20:56 EDT, 2 April 2024

Hit children's TV show Blue Peter is successful statement for a awesome shake-up which could spot nan show slashed and presenters switched. 

The BBC is putting accumulation of nan kids TV favourite retired to tender successful a bid to revive nan shows fortunes.

Blue Peter first launched successful 1958 and is nan world's longest-running children's TV series. 

It its heyday nan show had 8 cardinal viewers per section but now conscionable 37,700 group tuned successful each week.

The existent hosts connected CBBC are Shini Muthukrishnan, Joel Mawhinney and Abby Cook — on pinch Henry nan dog.

Hit children's TV show Blue Peter is successful statement for a awesome shake-up which could spot nan show slashed and presenters switched (pictured Abby Cook (right), pinch Mwaka Mudenda (left) and Joel Mawhinney (center)

The BBC is putting accumulation of nan kids TV favourite retired to tender successful a bid to revive nan shows fortunes (pictured Simon Thomas, Konnie Huq, Liz Barker and Matt Baker 2004)

However, nan presenters could look a immense move up to nan line-up arsenic nan BBC person said they are 'open' to regularly mixing up their hosts. 

The BBC said: 'We are unfastened to suggestions for refreshing presenters connected a regular basis.'

Peter Duncan, who co-hosted nan bid from 1985 to 1986 alongside show pet Goldie, has slammed nan caller idea. 

He said: 'I can't spot really that's going to work. They're trading a marque of which each nan group for illustration maine and nan different presenters person been a portion of.

'And really do you support a pet if you person a different presenter each week?'

The tender is for a two-year statement starting successful April 2025.

Currently nan show airs unrecorded each Friday astatine 5pm connected CBBC however, nan tender states, 'there is nary request to clasp this model'. Meanwhile unrecorded broadcasts could beryllium scraped. 

Some of nan show's astir memorable moments see John Noakes's 1969 brushwood pinch Lulu nan babe elephant, who pooed connected nan workplace floor.

MailOnline person contacted nan BBC for comment. 

Blue Peter first launched successful 1958 and is nan world's longest-running children's TV series. In its heyday nan show had 8 cardinal viewers per section but now conscionable 37,700 group tuned successful (pictured Simon Groom, Sarah Greene and Peter Duncan successful 1981)

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