In 1972, John Craven began a regular children's news programme called Newsround, a programme that is still being aired today, though with different presenters.
It was fhe first kids news programme ever produced for British television. John Craven quickly became associated with children's TV and presented news items on Saturday morning TV shows, Multi Coloured Swap Shop (with Keith Chegwin, Maggie Philbin and Noel Edmonds) and Saturday Superstore with DJ Mike Read.
John left Newsround in 1989 to present Countryfile which he still presents today.
This clip features presenter Philip Schofield messing
around in the broom cupboard before introducing us to John Craven's
In this excellent quality clip from 1982, we see John Craven (with Noel Edmonds) having trouble with a goat on the last ever edition of Saturday morning kids TV show, Swap Shop on BBC1.