This Day in History: 2015-09-09

Hacker’s Birthday Bash: 30 Years of Children’s BBC airs on CBBC. A one-hour special hosted by Hacker T. Dog, with Andi Peters and Edd the Duck pre-recorded.

Live in studio were Ceallach Spellman and Katie Thistleton, with former presenters Debbie Flint, Andi Crane, Simon Potter, Simon Parkin, Toby Anstis, Chris Jarvis, Simeon Courtie, Kirsten O’Brien, Dick and Dom, Steve Wilson,.Angellica Bell, Liam Dolan, Simon Grant, Andrew Hayden-Smith, Sophie McDonnell, Gemma Hunt, Ortis Deley, Barney Harwood, Matt Edmondson, Ed Petrie, Iain Stirling and current presenter Karim Zeroual.

Philippa Forrester phoned into the programme and there were recorded interviews with Phillip Schofield and Zoe Ball. New CBBC presenter Lauren Layfield was introduced from a large cardboard box at the end of the programme.