Police officer PC Plum aspires to be a master detective, but Balamory is a crime free village. His inventions are intended to be useful, but sometimes backfire. Josie Jump is the fitness instructor at the primary school next door to Miss Hoolie's nursery school.

The characters in Balamory are somewhat naive and light hearted, often appearing to be children trapped in adult bodies with adult roles. [4] This record was broken in September 2017 when Paul Laidlaw bought a Chambre Automatique De Bertsch sub-miniature camera for £60 and sold it at auction for £20,000.

His painter's ladder is musical, each rung sounding a different note. For example, in one episode Josie Jump has been asked to look after a neighbour's rabbit, but does not know what it needs. Archie the Inventor builds zany creations from household objects, such as boxes, bottles, yoghurt pots, string, and similar items that young children might typically use in craft projects. Balamory was filmed mostly in Tobermory on the Isle of Mull, with the exception of scenes at Archie's castle filmed in East Lothian, and other scenes such as the nursery and the Mainland City, which were filmed in Glasgow. Follow the Clue (Series 3–4), Climbing Up My Musical Ladder (All 4 series) Miles Jupp, who played Archie, stated that his role caused some problems when he was performing stand up on the Edinburgh Fringe, due to parents assuming his show was child friendly, and bringing their children to see it. In the run starting from September 2004, new songs were introduced. | Miss Hoolie and the main character provide a summary of the story at each point, and a final recap at the end of the episode.

Official Sites is the show's theme song, sung over the opening titles and played as an instrumental over the closing credits. Each character also has one or more individual songs. is sung by the main character of each episode after introducing that episode's problem. Balamory is a British educational live-action children's programme on BBC One, BBC Two and CBeebies for pre-school children, about a fictional small island community off the west coast of Scotland, named Balamory.Four series were produced between 2002 and 2005 by BBC Scotland, with 254 episodes made (including a DVD-exclusive Christmas episode).The programme was created by Brian Jameson. and the Antiques Road Trip. Also, she is a tv personality famous for her role as an antique expert in a tv series "Antique's Road Trip" and few others. What’s it like to now be part of the Bargain Hunt presenting team? On a "play day" she visits Pocket & Sweet, the shop-cum-cafe. She has travelled all over the world, and has a variety of photographs and souvenirs to talk about. She is also talented at storytelling through expressive movement and dance. Know her height. Technical Specs, See agents for this cast & crew on IMDbPro, producer / series producer (129 episodes, 2002-2005), assistant producer / associate producer (122 episodes, 2002-2005), producer / executive producer (85 episodes, 2002-2005), assistant producer (36 episodes, 2002-2004), executive producer (36 episodes, 2002-2004), assistant producer (35 episodes, 2002-2004), executive producer (35 episodes, 2002-2004), production manager (33 episodes, 2002-2003), production manager (31 episodes, 2002-2004), assistant designer / assistant to designer / assistant production designer (110 episodes, 2002-2005), assistant designer / assistant to designer / assistant production designer (79 episodes, 2004-2005), assistant designer / assistant production designer (31 episodes, 2004), assistant designer / assistant production designer (30 episodes, 2004), sound / sound recordist (50 episodes, 2002-2005), supervising sound editor (uncredited) (1 episode, 2002), editor: video tape (113 episodes, 2002-2005), editor: video tape (112 episodes, 2002-2005), editor: video tape (25 episodes, 2002-2004), composer: theme music (45 episodes, 2002-2003), production team (115 episodes, 2002-2005), design assistant: BBC (78 episodes, 2002-2005), design assistant / production design assistance (3 episodes), design assistant / production assistant / production design assistance (3 episodes), production assistant / production design assistance (2 episodes). This character then sings "Which Coloured House Are We Going To? She is also an expert driver and motor mechanic, and occasionally gets exasperated with other road users. She then goes to the shop run by Pocket and Sweet to buy rabbit food, and finally brings the rabbit to Miss Hoolie's nursery for the children to feed and pat it. These songs are longer and take up more time in the episode, so the old songs were still often used. block from 2005 until 2007. The main character then proceeds to visit several other characters until the problem is solved. Great Inventions, Groovy Solutions (Series 3–4), Josie Jump is My Name (Jump a Little Higher) (All 4 series) Fortnightly Antiques and Collectables Auctions The fortnightly Antiques and Collectables sales are a great resource for designers, collectors, enthusiasts and private buyers looking for unique finds that combine quality, style and good value. [3] Manning's son lives in Hong Kong, while her mother lived in Australia for the last 35 years of her life. The jewellery lots range from diamond and gold items to vintage and contemporary designer jewellery.

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General:Everybody EveryonePlay day:Everyone's at Home Today (Series 1–2)Strike Up the Band (Series 3–4), I'm Archie the Inventor (All 4 series) Each character wears a distinctive colour of clothing like pink or yellow, and lives in a house of the same colour. [1], Manning's father used to take her to auctions on Sauchiehall Street, in Glasgow and she grew to love antiques. The show continued to be repeated on CBeebies until July 2016. Balamory is a British educational live-action children's programme on BBC One, BBC Two and CBeebies for pre-school children, about a fictional small island community off the west coast of Scotland, named Balamory. ", asking the young viewers to guess which of the Balamory characters will be most helpful in solving the problem.

In addition to the character specific songs mentioned in the "Characters" section, there are two general songs: A number of episodes feature guest actors in addition to the main characters and the nursery children. There are many songs in Balamory, mainly sung by the actors. Anita Manning (born 1 December 1947) is a Scottish antiques expert and television personality from Glasgow.

In that year, all the cast (except for three of them) performed a farewell touring show called "Balamory Live: Strike up the Band", a follow up to the "Balamory Live: What's The Story" tour from 2004.

Release Dates Classy Levels: Anita Manning reveals all at the Antiques Roadshow held in Largs Scotland in 2008 (Published on 10 December 2008) Anita used to love antiques as her father used to take her to auctions at her hometown at an early age.

Penny Pocket is a young woman who uses a wheelchair; she has a talent for mathematics. as a presenter and expert.

[2], Along with her daughter Lala, Manning has run the Glasgow auction house Great Western Auctions since 1989. [citation needed], After studying physical education and specialising in dance at Aberdeen and Edinburgh, Manning was a teacher before she got married and had children.