‘Naturally there will be many challenges to overcome’, said one BBC executive. ‘Not least of which, is how depict on-screen violence through the medium of ‘play dough’. Your average child is world weary and filled with Red Bull, while the word ‘bedtime’ has become synonymous with a 24hr cycle of hedonism and pull-up nappies’.
‘In The Night Garden’ will be given adult content, with Olivia Coleman staring as an angst ridden detective investigating the gruesome killing Igglepiggle. Charlie sells Lola for ‘an ounce of crystal meth’. And ‘Blue Peter’ will be more ‘Blue’.