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A small Scottish island is shocked to find itself home to a brand new space program. When two tech entrepreneurs announce their plan to make one of the local kids the world’s first child astronaut, nothing is ever the same again. Listen to all 20 episodes now. A Bafflegab Production for Fun Kids, supported by the Audio Content Fund.

A small Scottish island is shocked to find itself home to a brand new space program. When two tech entrepreneurs announce their plan to make one of the local kids the world’s first child astronaut, nothing is ever the same again. Listen to all 20 episodes now. A Bafflegab Production for Fun Kids, supported by the Audio Content Fund.

Location:

United Kingdom

Networks:

Fun Kids UK

Description:

A small Scottish island is shocked to find itself home to a brand new space program. When two tech entrepreneurs announce their plan to make one of the local kids the world’s first child astronaut, nothing is ever the same again. Listen to all 20 episodes now. A Bafflegab Production for Fun Kids, supported by the Audio Content Fund.

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@funkids

Language:

English


Episodes

NEW PODCAST: Truthdiggers

5/13/2022
Hey, Space Programme fans! We’ve got a brand new podcast to share with you and it’s from the very same people that make The Space Programme. It’s called Truthdiggers and it’s a brand new podcast where you decide what happens next! In it, school friends Morgana and Alfie are looking into a notorious cold case: the mysterious disappearance of Odd Colin from their town in 1972… As Morgana and Alfie pursue their investigation they’ll encounter pirates, vampires, aliens and secret agents, and...

Duration:00:12:44

Trailer: The Adventures of Captain Bobo, now in Story Quest

9/24/2020
SUBSCRIBE TO STORY QUEST: https://podfollow.com/storyquest Story Quest is the podcast from Fun Kids packed full of original stories and we’re sharing a brand new one with you from today! It’s called The Adventures of Captain Bobo. Based on a real captain and his ship – The Waverley – this series of capers take us on a journey around the British Isles. Join the Captain and his friends as they go on adventures, overcome tough challenges and work together to save the day! You can hear The...

Duration:00:00:51

"I think we're going to need a bigger shuttle!"

7/3/2020
In the final episode of the space program, will Uncle Jason give himself up? Will Lily fix the space shuttle? And will Lune 1 make it back to earth? Credits Written by Eddie Robson, Produced and Directed by Simon Barnard, Sound Design by Mark Hendrick, Music by Edwin Sykes. A Bafflegab Production for Fun Kids, the UK's children's radio station, supported by the Audio Content Fund. Lily: Olivia Adams, Kyle: Andrew Marley, Jazmine: Ashleigh More, Vaughn: Dylan Blore, Maddie: Tiana...

Duration:00:09:31

"It was probably sabotage"

6/26/2020
Up in the skies, space shuttle Lune 1 is in serious trouble; while back on Earth, the hunt is on for the saboteur… Credits Written by Eddie Robson, Produced and Directed by Simon Barnard, Sound Design by Mark Hendrick, Music by Edwin Sykes. A Bafflegab Production for Fun Kids, the UK's children's radio station, supported by the Audio Content Fund. Lily: Olivia Adams, Kyle: Andrew Marley, Jazmine: Ashleigh More, Vaughn: Dylan Blore, Maddie: Tiana Milne-Wilson, Stephanie/Claudia: Esme...

Duration:00:08:58

"We've got a problem."

6/19/2020
It’s finally time for lift off in today’s episode of The Space Programme. Ready? Credits Written by Eddie Robson, Produced and Directed by Simon Barnard, Sound Design by Mark Hendrick, Music by Edwin Sykes. A Bafflegab Production for Fun Kids, the UK's children's radio station, supported by the Audio Content Fund. Lily: Olivia Adams, Kyle: Andrew Marley, Jazmine: Ashleigh More, Vaughn: Dylan Blore, Maddie: Tiana Milne-Wilson, Stephanie/Claudia: Esme Bayley, Daniel: Mark Jeary, Michael:...

Duration:00:09:57

"I'm not going on the shuttle."

6/12/2020
Space Programme winner Jazmine has told the world’s press that she’s not going into space... has she grounded the space program for good? Credits Written by Eddie Robson, Produced and Directed by Simon Barnard, Sound Design by Mark Hendrick, Music by Edwin Sykes. A Bafflegab Production for Fun Kids, the UK's children's radio station, supported by the Audio Content Fund. Lily: Olivia Adams, Kyle: Andrew Marley, Jazmine: Ashleigh More, Vaughn: Dylan Blore, Maddie: Tiana Milne-Wilson,...

Duration:00:09:14

"You're our big winner!"

6/5/2020
Jazmine has been announced as the lucky winner of the space program… but she’s not exactly happy about it. Credits Written by Eddie Robson, Produced and Directed by Simon Barnard, Sound Design by Mark Hendrick, Music by Edwin Sykes. A Bafflegab Production for Fun Kids, the UK's children's radio station, supported by the Audio Content Fund. Lily: Olivia Adams, Kyle: Andrew Marley, Jazmine: Ashleigh More, Vaughn: Dylan Blore, Maddie: Tiana Milne-Wilson, Stephanie/Claudia: Esme Bayley,...

Duration:00:09:26

"Did you mess that up on purpose?"

5/29/2020
As the VR shuttle simulation goes from bad to worse, news breaks that Daniel and Claudia lied about the weight of the ferry cargo. It’s not looking good for the Space Programme… Credits Written by Eddie Robson, Produced and Directed by Simon Barnard, Sound Design by Mark Hendrick, Music by Edwin Sykes. A Bafflegab Production for Fun Kids, the UK's children's radio station, supported by the Audio Content Fund. Lily: Olivia Adams, Kyle: Andrew Marley, Jazmine: Ashleigh More, Vaughn: Dylan...

Duration:00:08:05

"You're cleared for take-off"

5/22/2020
It’s the final test this week, as Lily, Vaughn and Jazmine pilot a VR shuttle simulation, while Kyle and Maddie do a spot of detective work… Credits Written by Eddie Robson, Produced and Directed by Simon Barnard, Sound Design by Mark Hendrick, Music by Edwin Sykes. A Bafflegab Production for Fun Kids, the UK's children's radio station, supported by the Audio Content Fund. Lily: Olivia Adams, Kyle: Andrew Marley, Jazmine: Ashleigh More, Vaughn: Dylan Blore, Maddie: Tiana Milne-Wilson,...

Duration:00:08:33

"The human body wasn't meant to go into space"

5/15/2020
Safely back on dry land this week, the remaining space program candidates suit up for basic astronaut training… and things don’t go to plan. Credits Written by Eddie Robson, Produced and Directed by Simon Barnard, Sound Design by Mark Hendrick, Music by Edwin Sykes. A Bafflegab Production for Fun Kids, the UK's children's radio station, supported by the Audio Content Fund. Lily: Olivia Adams, Kyle: Andrew Marley, Jazmine: Ashleigh More, Vaughn: Dylan Blore, Maddie: Tiana Milne-Wilson,...

Duration:00:08:41

"This is going to be dangerous"

5/8/2020
Kyle and Maddie are getting that sinking feeling, as they realise their ferry – which is transporting the shuttle to the island - is taking on water... Credits Written by Eddie Robson, Produced and Directed by Simon Barnard, Sound Design by Mark Hendrick, Music by Edwin Sykes. A Bafflegab Production for Fun Kids, the UK's children's radio station, supported by the Audio Content Fund. Lily: Olivia Adams, Kyle: Andrew Marley, Jazmine: Ashleigh More, Vaughn: Dylan Blore, Maddie: Tiana...

Duration:00:07:16

"We're sinking, aren't we?"

5/1/2020
Kyle has realised that Maddie has given up hope of stopping the space program and run away... but can he find her? Credits Written by Eddie Robson, Produced and Directed by Simon Barnard, Sound Design by Mark Hendrick, Music by Edwin Sykes. A Bafflegab Production for Fun Kids, the UK's children's radio station, supported by the Audio Content Fund. Lily: Olivia Adams, Kyle: Andrew Marley, Jazmine: Ashleigh More, Vaughn: Dylan Blore, Maddie: Tiana Milne-Wilson, Stephanie/Claudia: Esme...

Duration:00:08:17

"I'm not helping to promote your space rocket nonsense"

4/24/2020
With all her efforts to stop the space program come to naught, Maddie takes desperate measures… Credits Written by Eddie Robson, Produced and Directed by Simon Barnard, Sound Design by Mark Hendrick, Music by Edwin Sykes. A Bafflegab Production for Fun Kids, the UK's children's radio station, supported by the Audio Content Fund. Lily: Olivia Adams, Kyle: Andrew Marley, Jazmine: Ashleigh More, Vaughn: Dylan Blore, Maddie: Tiana Milne-Wilson, Stephanie/Claudia: Esme Bayley, Daniel: Mark...

Duration:00:08:25

"I don't agree with what they've done"

4/17/2020
The news of the space program's destruction of Lune’s natural habitats is everywhere – is the future of the project in doubt? Credits Written by Eddie Robson, Produced and Directed by Simon Barnard, Sound Design by Mark Hendrick, Music by Edwin Sykes. A Bafflegab Production for Fun Kids, the UK's children's radio station, supported by the Audio Content Fund. Lily: Olivia Adams, Kyle: Andrew Marley, Jazmine: Ashleigh More, Vaughn: Dylan Blore, Maddie: Tiana Milne-Wilson, Stephanie/Claudia:...

Duration:00:08:51

"This could turn the whole island against this project"

4/10/2020
Maddie’s found the secret plans for the next stage of the space program on her parents’ computer. But while she’s trying to download them, a security guard approaches – will she be caught? Credits Written by Eddie Robson, Produced and Directed by Simon Barnard, Sound Design by Mark Hendrick, Music by Edwin Sykes. A Bafflegab Production for Fun Kids, the UK's children's radio station, supported by the Audio Content Fund. Lily: Olivia Adams, Kyle: Andrew Marley, Jazmine: Ashleigh More,...

Duration:00:08:32

"...I think someone's coming"

4/3/2020
This week, the next round of the competition to go into space gets physical… who’s going to make it through? Credits Written by Eddie Robson, Produced and Directed by Simon Barnard, Sound Design by Mark Hendrick, Music by Edwin Sykes. A Bafflegab Production for Fun Kids, the UK's children's radio station, supported by the Audio Content Fund. Lily: Olivia Adams, Kyle: Andrew Marley, Jazmine: Ashleigh More, Vaughn: Dylan Blore, Maddie: Tiana Milne-Wilson, Stephanie/Claudia: Esme Bayley,...

Duration:00:08:32

"Going through to the next round are..."

3/27/2020
The last we heard from Kyle, he was in danger of being trampled underfoot at the protest against the space program. Will anyone come to his rescue? Credits Written by Eddie Robson, Produced and Directed by Simon Barnard, Sound Design by Mark Hendrick, Music by Edwin Sykes. A Bafflegab Production for Fun Kids, the UK's children's radio station, supported by the Audio Content Fund. Lily: Olivia Adams, Kyle: Andrew Marley, Jazmine: Ashleigh More, Vaughn: Dylan Blore, Maddie: Tiana...

Duration:00:07:42

"Don't let them open the gates!"

3/20/2020
As the islanders opposition to the space program grows more heated, Kyle bunks off school to join a protest at the construction site… what could possibly go wrong? Credits Written by Eddie Robson, Produced and Directed by Simon Barnard, Sound Design by Mark Hendrick, Music by Edwin Sykes. A Bafflegab Production for Fun Kids, the UK's children's radio station, supported by the Audio Content Fund. Lily: Olivia Adams, Kyle: Andrew Marley, Jazmine: Ashleigh More, Vaughn: Dylan Blore, Maddie:...

Duration:00:08:25

"Who put this fence here?"

3/13/2020
Vaughn and Lily might want to go to space, but not all of their classmates are so keen. Battle lines are drawn, in the latest episode of the space program… Credits Written by Eddie Robson, Produced and Directed by Simon Barnard, Sound Design by Mark Hendrick, Music by Edwin Sykes. A Bafflegab Production for Fun Kids, the UK's children's radio station, supported by the Audio Content Fund. Lily: Olivia Adams, Kyle: Andrew Marley, Jazmine: Ashleigh More, Vaughn: Dylan Blore, Maddie: Tiana...

Duration:00:08:24

"This whole island's a conservation area"

3/6/2020
As the media arrive on the island to report on the space program, the fallout from the Rice’s big announcement continues – and it turns out that not everyone is a fan of the idea… Credits Written by Eddie Robson, Produced and Directed by Simon Barnard, Sound Design by Mark Hendrick, Music by Edwin Sykes. A Bafflegab Production for Fun Kids, the UK's children's radio station, supported by the Audio Content Fund. Lily: Olivia Adams, Kyle: Andrew Marley, Jazmine: Ashleigh More, Vaughn: Dylan...

Duration:00:08:44