Joe (TV series)

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Created byAlison Prince
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original languageEnglish
Production companyQ3 London
Original networkBBC One
Original release1966 (1966) –
1971 (1971)

Joe is a British children's TV series written by Alison Prince,[1] first broadcast in 1966 as part of the Watch With Mother slot.[2] The eponymous Joe was the young son of a couple who ran a motel; in later episodes the family had moved to the seaside where they ran a holiday hotel.[3] The show was produced by Q3 London.[1]

Books based on the series included Joe and the Nursery School and Joe Moves House, written with Joan Hickson.[4]


  1. ^ a b Potter, Ian (2008). The Rise and Rise of the Independents: A Television History. Guerilla Books.
  2. ^ McGown, Alistair. "Watch With Mother". BFI Screen Online. Retrieved 5 March 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ Sheridan, Simon (2004). The A-Z of Classic Children's Television: From Alberto Frog to Zebedee. Reynolds & Hearn Ltd. pp. 145–146. ISBN 1903111277.
  4. ^ "Alison Prince". British Council. Archived from the original on 27 October 2015. Retrieved 5 March 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)