Tweenies

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Tweenies
Created by Will Brenton
Iain Lauchlan
Developed by Tell-Tale Productions for BBC Worldwide
Starring Sally Preisig
Justin Fletcher
Bob Golding
Colleen Daley
Emma Weaver
Opening theme "Are You Ready to Play?"
Ending theme "Are You Ready to Play?" (instrumental)
Country of origin United Kingdom
Language(s) English
No. of episodes 390 (List of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s) Judy Whitfield
Clare Elstow
Producer(s) Kay Benbow
Robin Carr
Iain Lauchlan
Will Brenton
Karl Woolley
Camera setup Davy Johnson
Running time 18-20 minutes
Production company(s) Tell-Tale Productions
Distributor BBC
Broadcast
Original channel BBC
CBBC
CBeebies
Picture format 16:9
Audio format Stereo
Original run 6 September 1999 (1999-09-06) – 24 July 2002 (2002-07-24)
Other websites
Official website

The Tweenies is a TV show for children shown on the BBC in the United Kingdom. The show is set in a preschool attended by the four Tweenies: Milo, Jake, Bella and Fizz, also with two adults Max and Judy, and two dogs, Doodles and Izzles. The theme song is "Hey, hey, are you ready to play". It was first shown on 6 September 1999. It is made by Tell-Tale Productions for BBC Television. Hit songs from the show include "I Believe In Christmas", "Number 1" which went into the Top 10, "Best Friends Forever", "Do The Lollipop", "Have Fun, Go Mad!" which went into the Top 20.[1] They also have a number 56 hit album and a number 34 hit Christmas album.[1] Video games include an action game by BBC Multimedia/Tell-Tale called "Tweenies: Doodles' Bones" which was released in 2001[2] and a compilation game by BBC Multimedia/Various called "Tweenies: Game Time" which was released in 2003.[3]

Awards[change | change source]

Year Award Category Outcome
2000 BAFTA Children's Awards[4] "Best Pre-School Live Action" Won
2002 BAFTA Children's Awards "Best Pre-School Live Action" Nominated

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