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Ed and Oucho's Excellent Inventions

Ed and Oucho's Excellent Inventions is a children's TV show, presented by Ed Petrie and his cactus companion, Oucho (performed by Warrick Brownlow-Pike). Before this program Ed and Oucho were CBBC office presenters and favoured by many children.

Ed and Oucho's Excellent Inventions
StarringEd Petrie & Oucho
Country of originUnited Kingdom
No. of series2
No. of episodes26 (as of 2010)
Producer(s)Sue Morgan and Simon Parsons BBC Scotland
Production location(s)BBC Scotland
Camera setupMultiple
Running timeSeries 1 30min Series 2 30min
Original networkCBBC Channel Mondays 4:30pm and repeated on CBBC Channel Saturdays 5:30pm
Picture format16:9
Original release5 January 2009 –
27 March 2010

The premise of the show was children sending in designs of inventions, with one each episode being created.

The inventions in the show were created by Artem Ltd, a company that creates props and special effects for TV and film productions.

Series 2Edit

Filming for the second series began in August 2009, It aired from 2 January 2010 on BBC 2.


Produced by Sue Morgan and Simon Parsons who also produced Whizz Whizz Bang Bang at BBC Scotland. This is a licensed television format based on the New Zealand series Let's Get Inventin'.[2][3] Presented by Greg Foot. It features a different child in each programme who has an invention idea and then the team, with the help of Ralph, tries to build it. Most attempts have been successful, although all ideas have had to be slightly changed to make them practical. Inventions have included a hover scooter, a hydraulic off road wheel chair, basketball launcher, jet engine bed and an Air Guitar.

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