When we think of childrens television, we think of Peppa Pig, Play School and Thomas the Tank Engine, but its hard to imagine that somewhere in the suburbs, in a darkened room with their head in their hands, is a struggling soul trying desperately to come up with new characters, dialogue and scenarios to cater for the ever demanding mind of a child.
It is a rare few who can sustain a career in entertainment spanning almost 4 decades. It is an even rarer few that can do it in the world of children’s entertainment.
Don Spencer is one such man.
Here he sheds some light on his career, his accidental presidency over his very own charity, Australian Children’s Music Foundation, and why Jeremy Irons, never quite had what it took
Is Don, is good
Tanya Denning-Orman is station Manager for NITV, Australia’s premier Indigenous network.
With first nation content from around the globe, Jarjums is a breath of fresh air in the share house of children’s content and in just two short years has created and continues to create, programming worthy of all its accolades and adoration.
From instructional Hip Hop to plasticine people, Jarjums has got you covered thanks to Tanya.
Chris Ballew is probably better known to most as the front man for tongue in cheek rockers, Presidents of the United States of America.
However, to a growing fan base of miniature adults, he is known only as Caspar Babypants, the mad capped purveyor of timeless tunes such as Stompy the Bear, Mr Rabbit Mr Rabbit and The tree stump hotel.
Peter Dasent may not be a name bantered around the dinner table much but guaranteed his music has caused many a conversation.
It’s a small club that holds gold and platinum records in the children’s market, but Peter, through the voice of Justine, has given our children some of their greatest music ever.
today in ‘Parent Time’, Peter talks openly about Play School, meeting Justine, and the creation of one of the greatest children’s tunes of all time…..watermelon
All hail Mr Dasent.