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Cheryl was appointed Controller of CBBC in September 2012 and continues the grand tradition of commissioning inspiring content for children aged 6-12 across the UK. CBBC shows aim to reflect and reveal life experiences and viewer participation plays a key part in its public service offering. Recent commissions include ‘Blue Peter – You Decide’, ‘Hetty Feather’, ‘Our School’, ‘Hank Zipzer’, ‘All at Sea’, ‘Ludus’ (CBBC’s first playalong series), ‘Whoops I Missed The Bus’, ‘Ultimate Brain’, and ‘The Dog Ate My Homework’.
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