Ooh I could crush a grape… Crackerjack is back.
The BBC today announced that the cult children’s TV show will be the latest old classic to be revived, 35 years after its final episode.
The show originally ran from 1955 to 1984 and featured a mix of sketches, pop performances and games. The new 10 x 45-minute series will be made at MediaCityUK by BBC Children’s In-House Productions and will be aired on CBBC and BBC iPlayer from next year.
The new presenters will be BAFTA-winning Sam and Mark, who follow in the footsteps of Eamonn Andrews, Leslie Crowther, Michael Aspel, Ed Stewart and Stu Francis.
We take a look back at some of Crackerjack’s most memorable moments…
Here is a 1979 intro of Crackerjack, featuring host from 1973 to 1979 Ed “Stewpot” Stewart.