BBC Children's Productions (UK)

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Credits
Logo descriptions by
DisneyInternationalFan and Blue2000


Logo captures by
Rhodri, Prodigy012, Camenati, RSX-798, Hb1290, LOCALCOWBOY and CLGCreator Returns!


Editions by
Prodigy012, Blue2000 and Michael Kenchington


Background

BBC Children's Productions (formerly known as BBC Children's International and also known as CBBC Productions) is the production division of CBBC.

BBC Children's International

(1991-1997)

Logo: We see the word "CHILDREN'S" in its font from the 4th and 5th CBBC logos and in a rainbow gradient colour. The 1988 BBC logo is seen on top and "INTERNATIONAL" is seen below the word.

Variants:

  • The logo can be seen in a white box.
  • On The Wrong Trousers and episodes of Monty the Dog, the 1988 BBC logo is placed underneath "INTERNATIONAL".
  • It can be seen as an in-credit logo.
  • On William's Wish Wellingtons, this logo appears with the Hibbert Ralph Entertainment logo.

FX/SFX: None.

Music/Sounds: Either just the closing theme of the programme or completely silent.

Availability:

  • Seen on many BBC Children's programmes and shows such as Noddy's Toyland Adventures and William's Wish Wellingtons.
  • The logo can also be seen on two Wallace & Gromit shorts: The Wrong Trousers and A Close Shave.

Editor's Note: None.

CBBC Productions

1st Logo (1997-2002)

Logo: Over the tail end of the 1997 CBBC idents, we see the 1997 BBC logo, along with a copyright notice.

Variants:

  • Starting in 1999, the URL "www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc" appears above it.
  • On some shows, the normal CBBC print logo is used instead.

FX/SFX: Same as before.

Music/Sounds: Same as before.

Availability: Extinct, as most shows used the normal 1997 BBC logo from the era, but it was rare outside of idents, as it was seen on some CBBC shows, like Byker Grove.

Editor's Note: None.

2nd Logo (2002-2005)

Logo: We see the 2002 CBBC logo from the era, with the copyright information below the logo.

Variants:

  • On programmes produced by its Scotland division, the BBC Scotland logo is shown, replacing the standard BBC logo.
  • It shares the screen with other logos on some shows like Byker Grove.

FX/SFX: Same as before.

Music/Sounds: Same as before.

Availability: Rare. Can be seen on CBBC original programming, like Byker Grove.

Editor's Note: None.

3rd Logo (2005-2007, 2010)

Logo: On a black background, we see the 2005 CBBC logo with the copyright disclaimer below.

Variants:

  • The background may change depending on the show.
  • It sometimes shares the screen with other logos.

FX/SFX: Same as before.

Music/Sounds: Same as before.

Availability: Rare, as it can be shown on CBBC original programming, like original airings of Charlie & Lola and Shaun the Sheep.

Editor's Note: None.

4th Logo (2007-2016)

Logo: On a black background, we see the then-current CBBC logo appearing in its 2D print form with the copyright disclaimer appearing below.

Variants:

  • The logo may sometimes shares the screen with other logos.
  • The background may change depending on the show.
  • From 2012 right until 2016, the CBBC logo appears in its 3D print form.
  • For shows that were produced by the BBC's scottish division, the BBC Scotland logo appears below the CBBC logo.
  • Since 2014, the text below the CBBC logo reads "CBBC Production Scotland".
  • There is a version where its just the CBBC logo with the BBC logo appearing below.

FX/SFX: Same as before.

Music/Sounds: Same as before.

Availability: Rare. Can be seen on many CBBC original programming at that time, and it was rarely preserved on DVDs.

Editor's Note: None.

5th Logo (2016- )

Logo: On a black background, we see the 2016 CBBC logo appering below with the copyright disclaimer underneath the logo.

Variants:

  • This logo often shares the screen with other logos.
  • The background may change depending on the show.
  • The outlined box and the BBC logo may be in black or dark blue.
  • When Creeped Out aired internationally, an animated ident was used as a closing logo.
  • From 2016 until 2018, the text below the CBBC logo reads "CBBC Production".
  • Starting in 2018, the text "BBC Children's Productions" appears below the 2016 CBBC logo.

FX/SFX: Same as before.

Music/Sounds: Same as before.

Availability: Its seen on all CBBC original programming from 2016 onwards.

Editor's Note: None.

BBC Children's Productions

(2018?- )

Logo: On a black background, we see the 1997 BBC logo with the text "Children's Productions" in BBC Reith Sans font next to it with the copyright disclaimer for the BBC below.

Variants:

  • The background may change depending on the show and the text may be in black.
  • For shows that they produced for CBBC, the 2016 CBBC logo may be seen.
  • For shows that they produced for CBeebies, the CBeebies logo can be seen.
  • The text along with either the CBBC or the CBeebies logo may sometimes share the screen with other logos with the text appering below with the copyright disclaimer.

FX/SFX: Same as before.

Music/Sounds: Same as before.

Availability: Current and used in tandem with the previous logo. Seen on many CBBC and CBeebies programmes produced in-house. When BBC Children's Productions moved into BBC Studios Productions in 2022, this logo's days are numbered.

Editor's Note: None.

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