Relive all your yesterdays today! 50 stars of Kids TV, including writers, creators, presenters and performers, covering 4 decades of television history relive their time on TV and the subsequent paths it took them on. Everyone has their own personal legends from their childhood and this unique book celebrates those people who have entertained and educated us during our most formative years through a series of fascinating and revealing interviews, whilst it also highlights a stark and worrying contrast in attitude towards children's programming in more recent times. Find out how a kitchen appliance helped Roy North form a friendship with Basil Brush; What the best part of playing The Master was for Sir Derek Jacobi; How a fight over HP sauce helped Colin Bennett work with Tony Hart; What stopped the Play School Clock forever; What things Derek Griffiths can make out of a lump of plasticine; What song Rick Jones once sang to The Beatles; Which popular myth is exploded by SFX guru Mat Irvine; Who the Doctor's most faithful companion is and how antics on scaffolding helped Lizzie McPhee become Wizadora, plus much much more. Be prepared for a wonderfully nostalgic trip with these Kids TV legends: Toni Arthur ~ Jim Barclay ~ Ben Bazell ~ Colin Bennett ~ Dave Benson Phillips ~ Bob Block ~ Richard Briers ~ Simon Buckley ~ Bob Carolgees ~ Michael & Joanne Cole ~ Charles Collingwood ~ Phil Cornwell ~ Bernard Cribbins ~ Ronnie Le Drew ~ Peter Duncan ~ Ann Emery ~ Emma Forbes ~ Derek Fowlds ~ Derek Griffiths ~ Atalanta Harmsworth ~ Fred Harris ~ Phillip Hodson ~ Anna Home ~ Vicky Ireland ~ Mat Irvine ~ Sir Derek Jacobi ~ Danny John-Jules ~ Rick Jones ~ Shari Lewis & Lamp Chop ~ Peter Llewellyn-Jones ~ Wilf Lunn ~ Lizzie McPhee ~ Nick Mercer ~ Lionel Morton ~ Sue Nicholls ~ Roy North ~ Peter Purves ~ Mick Robertson ~ Rod, Jane & Freddy ~ Alan Rothwell ~ Pat Sharp ~ Gay Soper ~ Nick Spargo ~ Ed Stewart ~ Chris Tarrant ~ Richard Vobes and Roger Walker. Contains strong language. CHECK OUT VOLUME 2!