Short Change

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Short Change
Genre Consumer affairs
Presented by Zoë Ball (1994-1995)
Andi Peters (1996)
Tim Vincent (1997-1999)
Ortis Deley (1999-2005)
Rhodri Owen (2000-2005)
Angellica Bell (2001-2004)
Thalia Pellegrini (2005)
Country of origin United Kingdom
No. of series 13
No. of episodes 139
Broadcast
Original channel BBC One
CBBC
Original run 20 February 1994 (1994-02-20) – 9 July 2005 (2005-07-09)

Short Change was a consumer affairs programme for children, broadcast on BBC One and later also the CBBC Channel. It was essentially a version of the prime-time show Watchdog except that it was aimed at children. The show was first aired on 20 February 1994. It had 13 series; the last episode broadcast on 9 July 2005.

Transmission guide[edit]

  • Series 1: 6 editions from 20 February 1994 – 27 March 1994
  • Series 2: 6 editions from 19 February 1995 – 26 March 1995
  • Series 3: 7 editions from 18 February 1996 – 31 March 1996
  • Series 4: 8 editions from 9 February 1997 – 30 March 1997
  • Series 5: 6 editions from 11 January 1998 – 15 February 1998
  • Series 6: 12 editions from 7 January 1999 – 25 March 1999
  • Series 7: 12 editions from 6 January 2000 – 23 March 2000
  • Series 8: 12 editions from 4 January 2001 – 22 March 2001
  • Series 9: 14 editions from 29 March 2001 – 28 June 2001
  • Series 10: 13 editions from 18 April 2002 – 11 July 2002
  • Series 11: 13 editions from 24 April 2003 – 17 July 2003
  • Series 12: 15 editions from 8 April 2004 – 15 July 2004
  • Series 13: 15 editions from 2 April 2005 – 9 July 2005

Specials

  • Series 3 compilation: 5 January 1997
  • Fan Clubs Special: 9 November 1997
  • The Fat Nation Challenge: 18 editions from 9 September 2004 – 7 November 2004

References[edit]

  • Source: BFI/BBC Motion Gallery

See also[edit]