I was alerted to a children's TV programme called City of Friends. It is on Channel 5 at 6.20am, which is a little early for us 7am risers, but it's also on an hour later at Channel 5+1!
|Max, Elphie and Ted, the main characters :)|
Wanting to pass on important life lessons to his son, he began creating stories, and his son devoured them, then his nursery school asked if Carl would go in and read the stories to the other children. Realising how popular the characters were becoming, and having watched a children's TV programme, Carl's dream was to get his stories broadcast, and through private sector funding his dream was realised in 2007, with the first programmes broadcast in 2008.
Four years on and City of Friends is now broadcast in over 150 countries, and I can see why it is so popular. It is aimed at the pre-school age group, Scarlett 4 loves it, but my 8yo Jasper also enjoyed it, but then he's also pretty obsessed by rescue vehicles!
City of Friends airs weekdays on Channel Five’s Milkshake! at 6.20am every day (and an hour later at Channel 5+!). To see the rest of the characters and some clips head over to the City of Friends website and the Facebook page to find out more information.