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Star Turn

KIDS CHARADES programme presented by the mighty BERNARD CRIBBINS. Essentially GIVE US A CLUE with added rounds to mime things in the manner of certain adverbs, theatrical genres, TV series and so on. For the record, after the preliminary charades, they’d get on to the Ivor Notion whodunnit, with each “celebrity” playing a part while wearing an appropriate hat. Bernard himself was always Ivor and wore a deerstalker, which he’d turn 90 degrees in the middle of the abovementioned timeless phrase :”Suddenly, Ivor Notion” – turn hat – “had a notion”…



  1. Neil Stacey

    April 22, 2010 at 9:19 pm

    Cribbin’s finest hour in front of the camera. He worked the manual cardboard flip-over scoreboard & was happy to bend the rules & give bonus points to a team, just because he could. The show would always end with the lights dimmimg, then Cribbins throwing his question cards in the air. You wouldn’t see Parky doing that !

  2. Damon

    September 18, 2015 at 6:19 pm

    I seem to recall this show was called Star Turn Challenge. Did it alter its name like Star Test did? What we need is CBBC Gold to watch all this stuff again. Oh yes. I used to enjoy Star Turn a lot.

  3. Richard Herring

    October 28, 2015 at 10:35 pm

    Unmitigated tedious shit

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