Jackanory is a BBC children's television series which was originally broadcast between 1965 and 1996. It was designed to stimulate an interest in reading. The show was first transmitted on 13 December 1965, and the first story was the fairy-tale "Cap-o'-Rushes" read by Lee Montague.
- 3640 (2330 missing)
- Children's television
- 13 December 1965 –, 24 March 1996
Jackanory: Created by Mary Tourtel, Alfred Bestall, Joy Whitby. With Bernard Cribbins, Kenneth Williams, Martin Jarvis, John Grant. A celebrity reads a story, enhancing it in ways that will entice the most restless of children.
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Jackanory is a BBC children's television series which was originally broadcast between 13 December 1965 to 24 March 1996. The show's format was designed to stimulate an interest in reading, and usually involved an actor reading an abridged version of a children's novel or folk tale whilst seated in an armchair.
Jackanory: Muddle Earth. Joe and his new friends find Englebert The Enormous but he's not his usual ogre-like self.
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Jackanory Junior - 'Crazy Camelot Capers' King Arthur and the Mighty Contest.