On this page we have compiled a full list of Children’s BBC presenters and characters, including service dates.

Note: from 2002 various guest presenters have covered presenting shifts during busy periods. This list only recognises those that who have become full time CBBC presenters - such as Anne Foy and Simon Grant.

Presenters:

Phillip Schofield
1985-1987

Debbie Flint
1986

Andy Crane
1986-1990

Simon Potter
1987-1988

Simon Parkin
1987-1992

Andi Peters
1989-1993

Philippa Forrester
1990-1994

Toby Anstis
1992-1995

Zoe Ball
1993-1995

Chris Jarvis
1993-1997
2002-2009 (CBeebies)

Josie D’Arby
1994-1997

Simeon Courtie
1995-1996

Kirsten O’Brien
1996-1999

Richard McCourt
1996-2000
2002-2004

Dominic Wood
1997-1998
2002-2004

Anji Kreft
1997-1998

Steve Wilson
1998-1999

Ana Boulter
1998-2001

Michael Underwood
1999-2002

Angellica Bell
2000-2006

Adrian Dickson
1999-2004
(2002-2004 full time presenting UK Top 40 with only occasional guest shifts presenting links)

Liam Dolan
2001-2002

Ortis Deley
2002-2003



Sophie McDonnell
2002-2006

Jake Humphrey
2002-2007

Fearne Cotton
2002

Barney Harwood
2002-2007

Michael Absolom
2002-2004

Mohini Sule
2002-2006

Kate Heavenor
2002-2004

Holly Willoughby
2002-2003

Maddy Stevens
2002-2003

Andrew Hayden Smith
2002-2006

Gemma Hunt
2003-2004
2006-2007

Simon Grant
2003-2006

Anne Foy
2004-2008

Rani Khanijau
2004-2006
2007 (cover)

Matt Edmondson
2004-2006

Andrew McEwan
2005

Ed Petrie
2007-2010

Ben Hanson and Ciaran Joyce
2008

Holly Walsh
2008

Daniel Clarkson and Jefferson Turner
2008-2009

Iain Stirling
2009-2013

Chris Johnson
2010-Present

London Hughes
2010-2011

Chloe Bale
2011

Ben Hanlin
2012-2013

Ceallach Spellman
2012-present

Katie Thisleton
2013-present

Karim Zeroual
2014 – present

Lauren Layfield
2015-present





Characters:

Gordon the Gopher
1986-1987

Edd the Duck
1988-1993

Ratz
1993-1994

Otis the Aardvark
1994-1999

Emlyn the Gremlyn
1999-2001

Nelly Nut and Miss Bunny
2003-2005
(‘Nelly Nut Live’ only from Autumn 2003-2005)

Oucho T Cactus
2007-2010

Dunceton
2008

Hacker T Dog
2009-Present

Dodge T Dog
2010-Present





But First This/BFT:

(Fronted by regular Children’s BBC presenters - Andy Crane (1987, 1988), Simon Parkin (1989, 1990, 1991), Simon Potter (1987), Andi Peters (1989), Philippa Forrester (1990, 1991, 1992), Toby Anstis (1992)) and -

Anthea Turner
Summer 1987

Tracy Brabin
Summer 1987

Siobhan Mayer
Summer 1987 & Summer 1988

Colin Heywood
Summer 1988

Sue Devaney
Summer 1988

Stephanie Lowe
Summer 1989

Lisa Jones
Christmas 1989

Claudia Simon
Summer 1990

Esther McVey
Summer 1991 & Christmas 1991



CBeebies:

Chris Jarvis
2002-2009

Pui Fan Lee
2002-2009

Sidney Sloane
2002-2013

Sue Monroe
2002-2006

Nicole Davis
2003-2006

Eva Alexander
2006

Andy Day
2007-Present

Alex Winters
2009-2015

Cerrie Burnell
2009-Present

Cat Sandion
2013-Present

Ben Cajee
2015-present

Rebecca Keatley
2015-present




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