Hey Duggee returns for fourth series

Published on: 26th August 2022

Award-winning animation Hey Duggee will begin its new series on CBeebies and BBC iPlayer on 5th September.

Hit animation Hey Duggee will begin its new series on CBeebies and BBC iPlayer on 5th September with five special episodes which will reveal what happened when each Squirrel visited Duggee for the very first time, as children in England and Wales prepare for their first days at school.

The First Day Badge episodes are included in 20 new episodes released on CBeebies and BBC iPlayer from the fourth series of the show, made by Studio AKA.

New episodes will be released every Monday on BBC iPlayer and will air daily on CBeebies from 7.05am. New titles include: Norrie’s First Day and The Moving Badge, Roly’s First Day and The Spot the Difference Badge, Happy’s First Day and The Library Badge, Tag’s First Day and The Hat Badge and Betty’s First Day and The Choreography Badge.

Hey Duggee is a fun, inclusive and educational series devised by Grant Orchard, senior director of Studio AKA, and narrated by comedian Alexander Armstrong. Each episode features members of the Squirrel Club exploring, learning and overcoming challenges to earn a new Badge from Duggee, making new friends along the way.

Since launching in 2014, Hey Duggee has become a six-time BAFTA and international Emmy award-winning hit on CBeebies and was the most-watched kids’ show on BBC iPlayer in 2021 and 2020. All episodes are available exclusively on BBC iPlayer in the UK. Hey Duggee has over 1.2m fans across its social channels and its official YouTube channel has over 1b lifetime views.

Earlier this year, Hey Duggee teamed up with Sir David Attenborough for The Green Planet Badge a special episode to share the wonder of plants and even topped the bestseller list on World Book Day.

Hey Duggee is also heading out on tour for the first time ever with Hey Duggee The Live Theatre Show visiting 24 venues around the UK beginning in December.


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