Nick Cope’s Popcast Co-produced by Bath based Complete Control hits TV screens

24 Apr 2020


Nick Cope’s Popcast is available as a BBC iPlayer boxset from Today: Friday 24th April and will air on the CBeebies channel every Saturday morning at 9.20am from Saturday 25th April.

The new 5 minute music show is the first production from Terrific Television and Complete Control, who came together to pitch for and win the commission for the channel.

Complete Control who created the distinctive visual and animated style from their picturesque studio in Bath worked closely with Terrific Television, based at Maidstone Studios, co-devised the live action and scripted content.

Children across the country can let their imaginations run free with the Popcast machine on CBeebies’ brand new music show Nick Cope’s Popcast.

Fronted by accomplished singer/songwriter Nick Cope, formerly of the band The Candyskins, searches for ideas for a new song from the setting of his quirky caravan. Nick is not alone on his songwriting journey, as he has his adorable companion Norman the Whippet for company.

Head of Content, BBC Children’s, Cheryl Taylor said: “We’re delighted to have Nick join the CBeebies team to provide us with his quirky and truly original songs for families to enjoy together. Along with stunning visuals and fun filled animation this has all the hallmarks of a pre-school hit!”

Complete Control are creators of imaginative and innovative digital content for the best in children’s media. Complete Control is a leading children’s digital agency producing the most imaginative, innovative and playful experiences for the younger generation.  Our work across digital content includes apps, games, on-line experiences, digital strategy, animation and TV.  Founded in 2000 by Creative Director, Glynn Hayward, the company has won numerous awards including two BAFTAs.


Executive Producer Terrific Television - Driana Jones

Executive Creative Director – Glynn Hayward

Series Producer – Richard Hunt

BBC Senior Commissioning Editor, Independents – Michael Towner

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