Look and Read

Look and Read is a BBC television programme for primary schools, aimed at improving children's literacy skills. The programme presents fictional stories in a serial format, the first of which was broadcast in 1967 and the most recent in 2004, making it the longest running nationally broadcast programme for schools in the UK. The series remains popular among school children, and has also gained a cult following among those who have grown up with it.

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  • TheTVDB.com Series ID 74220
  • Status Ended
  • First Aired January 9, 1967
  • Network BBC Two
  • Average Runtime 19 minutes
  • Genres Children Family
  • Original Country Great Britain
  • Original Language English
  • On Other Sites IMDB
  • Episode Screenshot Format 4:3 Screencap
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Season From To Episodes
All Seasons
Specials April 1995 February 2003 21
Season 1 - Bob and Carol Look for Treasure January 1967 March 1967 10
Season 2 - Len and the River Mob January 1968 March 1968 10
Season 3 - The Boy from Space September 1971 November 1971 10
Season 4 - Joe and the Sheep Rustlers January 1973 March 1973 10
Season 5 - Cloud Burst September 1974 December 1974 10
Season 6 - The King's Dragon January 1977 March 1977 10
Season 7 - Sky Hunter September 1978 November 1978 10
Season 8 - The Boy From Space (1980) January 1980 March 1980 10
Season 9 - Dark Towers September 1981 December 1981 10
Season 10 - Fair Ground! January 1983 March 1983 10
Season 11 - Badger Girl October 1981 November 1984 10
Season 12 - Geordie Racer January 1988 March 1988 10
Season 13 - Through the Dragon's Eye September 1989 November 1989 10
Season 14 - Sky Hunter II January 1992 March 1992 10
Season 15 - Earth Warp January 1994 March 1994 10
Season 16 - Spywatch January 1996 March 1996 10
Season 17 - Captain Crimson 8
Season 18 - The Legend of the Lost Keys 10
Season 19 - Zzaap and the Word Master 6
Season 20 - Shadow Play 5
Season 21 0
Season 22 September 2002 February 2003 8
Unassigned Episodes 0
Season From To Episodes
Specials 0
Unassigned Episodes 218
Absolute ordering places all episodes in a single ordered season. This is generally used for anime.
Season From To Episodes
Season 1 0
Unassigned Episodes 218
Name Number of Episodes Dates
Richard Carpenter 42 09/21/1971 - 03/25/1980
Leonard Kingston 31 01/16/1973 - 03/24/1992
Andrew Davies 20 09/22/1981 - 11/27/1984
Guy Halifax 19 01/10/2002 - 02/07/2003
James Crookes 19 01/10/2002 - 02/07/2003
Roy Brown 10 01/15/1968 - 03/25/1968
Christopher and Christine Russell 10 09/19/1989 - 11/28/1989
David Angus 10 01/11/1994 - 03/22/1994
Joy Thwaytes 10 01/09/1967 - 03/13/1967
Lionel Robinson 3 04/24/1995 - 05/12/1995
Derek Farmer 3 01/15/1996 - 01/29/1996
Chris Cole 3 04/24/1995 - 05/12/1995
David Stafford 3 06/05/1995 - 06/12/1995
Name Number of Episodes Dates
Julie Callanan 19 01/10/2002 - 02/07/2003
Jill Glindon Reed 18 09/28/1971 - 03/25/1980
Colin Izod 14 04/24/1995 - 06/12/1995
Peter Rose 10 01/11/1994 - 03/22/1994
Andrew Bethell 8 04/24/1995 - 06/12/1995
Pat Farrington 8 09/21/1971 - 03/18/1980
Maddalena Fagandini 6 11/02/1971 - 03/25/1980
Nicholas Whines 3 01/15/1996 - 01/29/1996
Paul Willey 2 11/09/1971 - 03/04/1980

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