Bluey celebrates Her Majesty the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee on CBeebies and BBC iPlayer

As part of The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations CBeebies and BBC iPlayer is to make Bluey episode ‘Queens’ available for the first time on free-to-air TV in the UK


BBC iPlayer

The episode follows sisters Bluey and Bingo as they play a game of ‘Queens’ and discover that playing the butler is much more fun. ‘Queens’ will be available for the first time on CBeebies and BBC iPlayer on Sunday 5 June.

Bluey has won the hearts of kids and parents around the world since it first launched in Australia in October 2018 and has quickly become a global hit, becoming hugely popular with audiences in the UK – it was also the most-watched programme on CBeebies for Q1 2022.

Bluey has also won multiple awards, such as the International Emmy Kids Award in the prestigious Preschool Category in 2020 and has picked up the AACTA Award for Best Children’s Program for three years running (2019-21). Bluey recently won four Kidscreen Awards in February 2021.

Widely lauded by parents and press alike for its heartfelt and funny portrayal of family life and celebration of play, the series follows Bluey, a 6-year-old Blue Heeler dog, who loves to play and turns everyday family life into extraordinary adventures that unfold in unpredictable and hilarious ways, bringing her family – including younger sister Bingo and parents Bandit and Chilli – as well as friends and community into her world of fun and discovery.

Bluey is produced by multi-Emmy award-winning Ludo Studio for ABC Kids Australia, co-commissioned by ABC Children’s and BBC Studios, and distributed internationally by BBC Studios outside of Australia.


About Bluey

Bluey is produced by Ludo Studio for ABC KIDS (Australia) and co-commissioned by ABC Children’s and BBC Studios. Financed in association with Screen Australia, Bluey is proudly 100% created, written, animated, and post produced in Brisbane Queensland, Australia, with funding from the Queensland Government through Screen Queensland and the Australian Government.

About Ludo Studio

Ludo is a multi-Emmy and Logie award-winning Australian studio that creates and produces original scripted drama, animation and digital stories that are authored by incredible local talent, distributed globally and loved by audiences everywhere.

About BBC Centenary

Since its first broadcast in 1922, the BBC has championed storytelling and built a reputation for innovation and quality. Across TV, radio and online, its output has had a significant impact on broadcasting and society, shaped social attitudes and demonstrated that the BBC has been a constant pioneer from its inception to the present day. As the BBC marks its centenary in 2022 it will mark the occasion with a series of special events and programmes to celebrate the unique role it plays in public life and reflecting its to inform, educate and entertain audiences in the UK and increasingly around the world.

Source BBC iPlayer

June 2, 2022 4:00am ET by BBC iPlayer  


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