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My Mum Tracy Beaker sets CBBC iPlayer record

February 16, 2021

The BBC has reported large audience numbers for the return of iconic character Tracy Beaker.

On iPlayer, My Mum Tracy Beaker was streamed 2.1 million times in its first three days of availability (February 12th to 14th), making it CBBC’s most successful programme launch ever on the streaming platform.

On the CBBC channel, the premiere of My Mum Tracy Beaker on February 1th drew an average audience of 492,000 (age 4+).

Patricia Hidalgo, Director, Children’s & Education, says: “These viewing figures are extraordinary. We’ve had an overwhelmingly positive reaction to My Mum Tracy Beaker from viewers of all ages, proving how much love there continues to be for home-grown, British drama. CBBC continues to produce programmes that reflect the lives of children in the UK and leaves them with fond memories of iconic characters as they grow into adults. We’re thrilled to bring the adventures of Tracy and daughter Jess to new and existing fans alike.”

My Mum Tracy Beaker, told from the perspective of Tracy’s 10-year-old daughter Jess, follows the unfolding drama as Tracy embarks on a new relationship with rich former footballer Sean Godfrey.

My Mum Tracy Beaker is made by BBC Children’s In-House Productions. All three episodes of My Mum Tracy Beaker are available to watch now on BBC iPlayer. All previous series of Tracy Beaker are also available to watch on BBC iPlayer and The Tracy Beaker Podcast is available on BBC Sounds.

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