Bob the Builder

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Bob the Builder
GenreChildren's animation
Created byKeith Chapman
Directed bySarah Ball
Liz Whitaker
Brian Little
Nick Herbert
Gilly Fogg
Andy Burns
Geoff Walker
Voices ofNeil Morrissey
Rob Rackstraw
Kate Harbour
Rupert Degas
Colin McFarlane
Maria Darling
Emma Tate
Richard Briers
June Whitfield[1]
Greg Proops
Theme music composerPaul K. Joyce
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original language(s)English
No. of series18
No. of episodes250 (+10 specials) (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)Kate Fawkes
Theresa Plummer-Andrews
Peter Curtis
Producer(s)Jackie Cockle
Editor(s)Zyggy Markiewicz
Jane Hicks
Bruce Marshall
Camera setupSingle camera (1999)
Multi-camera (2004–2009)
Production company(s)Hot Animation (1999–2009)
HIT Entertainment
SD Entertainment (Ready, Steady, Build!)
DistributorHIT Entertainment
Release
Original networkCBeebies
Picture formatPAL (series 1–9)
HDTV 1080p (series 10–18)
Original releaseOriginal series:
12 April 1999 (1999-04-12) – 28 September 2004 (2004-09-28)
Project: Build It:
2 May 2005 (2005-05-02) – 3 October 2009 (2009-10-03)
Ready, Steady, Build!:
12 April 2010 (2010-04-12) –
31 December 2011 (2011-12-31)
Other websites
[www.bobthebuilder.com/en-us Website]

Bob the Builder is a British-American television program for children. It is broadcasted on the BBC and around the world. It was first broadcast on April 12, 1999. It is developed by Hit Entertainment for BBC Television.

The show is about the life of a builder named Bob, and his talking vehicles and machines who help him fix things. Bob has a partner named Wendy and a cat named Pilchard. The slogan of the show is "Can we fix it? Yes we can!".

There are albums of songs from Bob the Builder. Out of these songs, there are 2 number 1 hits, "Can We Fix It?" and "Mambo No. 5".[2] There is also the number 81 hit "Big Fish Little Fish".[3] There is also merchandise which is based on the show.

In 2015, a Bob The Builder reboot aired on Nick Jr. Cartoon Network CBBC Cartoonito Channel 5's Milkshake block. In 2018 reboot show left in Nick Jr. and Cartoonito In 2020 Cartoon Network and Channel 5 It has since ended its run. A year after the reboot ended, The original Bob the Builder aired on Qubo. Qubo lost the rights air Bob the Builder reboot on February 28, 2021.

Danish Voice Cast[change | change source]

  • Peter Røschke – Borgmester Bentley
  • Lars Thiesgaard – Byggemand Bob
  • Teis Bayer – Grab
  • Donald Andersen – Kranberg
  • Vibeke Dueholm – Rumle
  • Søren Hauch Fausbøll – Smut
  • Ole Rasmus Møller – Sprinter
  • Peter Røschke – Thomas Traktor
  • Dennis Hansen – Tip
  • Peter Røschke – Tromle
  • Vibeke Dueholm – Winni

Additional Voices[change | change source]

  • Ann Hjort
  • Caspar Phillipson
  • Christian Damsgaard
  • Lasse Nissen
  • Ole Fick
  • Pauline Rehné
  • Thomas Meilstrup
  • Zacharias Grassme

Songs[change | change source]

  • Song by Donald Andersen

References[change | change source]

  1. "Bob the Builder – Cast and Crew". TV.com. 28 November 1998. Archived from the original on 22 August 2011. Retrieved 10 June 2012.
  2. http://www.chartstats.com/artistinfo.php?id=9384
  3. http://www.chartstats.com/songinfo.php?id=34140

Other websites[change | change source]