Nina and the Neurons, Granny Murray, Woolly &Tig, Nurse Morag:
Yes, CBeebies is teaching children that the world is full of friendly Scottish people with entirely comprehensible accents.
Cartoons have come under fire for portraying male role models negatively. But what about female role models? I decided to take a closer look at CBeebies.
Other channels are available.
But not in our house.
Every time adverts appear my daughter starts crying ‘Where has my telly gone Mummy?’
Whilst I can sing all the songs and repeat entire shows worth of dialogue I am totally clueless about what is actually happening on screen because telly time is when I get stuff done. (Dinner tonight brought to you care of Tesco’s and Get Squiggling.)
In fact the only time I have ever watched what’s on the screen I saw the Tweenies playing with Jimmy Savile.
So no cause for concern there then.