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Insight
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ITV Schools
Company:Yorkshire
First run:
21st April
1980

-
26th June
1984

Repeated until
18th June
1986

(7 school years)
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Episodes:46 episodes
Duration:15 minutes
Subject:Citizenship: Special Needs
Audience:Age 9-11, Age 11-13
Language:In English, In British Sign Language
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Contents

  • designed for children who are deaf or have hearing difficulties
  • sketches, some with single-sentence subtitles on screen, mime and other visual material
  • 28 episodes featuring Derek Griffiths first shown in 1980 & 1981, and another 18 episodes featuring Victoria Wood first shown in 1984, which added British Sign Language sequences
  • the first series included a weekly serial story about the adventures of a gang of children' Jo's Gang
  • the series' production was particularly badly affected by the ITV strike in 1979. Originally due to begin in spring 1980, the series was postponed and the first 8 episodes were broadcast in the summer term, the remained in the following school year.


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