Is Balamory a real town?

What’s the story in Balamory – wouldn’t you like to go?” It’s set in a fictional little harbour town which for television purposes is known as Balamory, but in real life is Tobermory (population 900), a tiny seaside hamlet tucked away on Mull’s north coast.

What town is Balamory based on?

Tobermory with it’s colourful waterfront was chosen by the BBC as the location of the popular children’s television series Balamory. The houses are situated in Tobermory apart from Archie’s Castle which is now a hotel called Fenton Tower in North Berwick and the Nursery shots were taken in Glasgow.

Where is PC Plum now?

PC Plum. PC Plum was always on duty to make sure the town was always safe. After the show ended, actor Andrew Agnew has become a familiar face on stage. He is a panto veteran and has starred in productions of Sleeping Beauty, Peter Pan, Aladdin and Cinderella.

Can you visit Balamory?

One way to visit Balamory is as a foot passenger on the ferry from Oban to Craignure, then connecting with the bus service to Tobermory. This way you can take advantage of the larger pool of accommodation in the Oban Area, and you don’t need to drive on Mull or book a vehicle space on the ferry.

Where is CBeebies house filmed?

CBeebies teams are taking three of the channel’s most popular series into the studios at the home of BBC Children’s in MediaCityUK, Salford.

Is balamory in Ireland?

Balamory is a British live-action children’s programme on BBC One, BBC Two and CBeebies for pre-school children, about a fictional small island community off the west coast of Scotland, named Balamory.

Where is Miss Hoolies house?

Balamory houses are located Tobermory on Mull using it’s colourful houses. The waterfront was chosen by the BBC as the location of the popular children’s television series Balamory.

Who died from Balamory?

Death. Riggans died in her sleep at her Edinburgh home on 2 December 2013, a year after suffering a stroke. BBC Scotland executive Yvonne Jennings, who worked as a producer on Balamory, paid tribute to the actress.

Why did Josie Jump change?

Akib left the acting game to become a stylist and fashion designer. She was replaced by Kasia Haddad in series 3, which led to some confusion for younger viewers. Some children could not understand why Josie looked different and parents demanded to know what had happened to the original Josie.

Where can I find balamory?

Balamory was filmed mostly in Tobermory on the Isle of Mull, with the exception of scenes at Archie’s castle filmed in East Lothian, and other scenes such as the nursery and the Mainland City, which were filmed in Glasgow.

When did balamory end?

June 29, 2005Balamory / Final episode date

Where is Evie pickerill from?

Evie was born in London and she is most known for her notable appearance on CBeebies.

Is Balamory a true story?

Made for the under-fives, the series is set in the fictional seaside town of “Balamory” (actually Tobermory, Scotland). The show is narrated by nursery teacher Miss Hoolie (Julie Wilson Nimmo), and features colourful and diverse characters such as Archie the Inventor, Edie McRedie the bus driver, PC Plum, Josie Jump, etc.

Where is Balamory filmed?

Balamory is a fictional town but was filmed mostly in Tobermory on the Isle of Mull, except from the scenes at Archie’s pink castle which were filmed in East Lothian. Nursery and park scenes were also filmed in Glasgow.

Who are the actors in Balamory?

Balamory: Created by Brian Jameson. With Julie Wilson Nimmo, Mary Riggans, Miles Jupp, Kim Tserkezie. Follows five characters and what they do in everyday life such as being a painter, a police officer, a teacher, a scientist, and a fitness fanatic.

What was the original name of the BBC’s Balamory?

The original working title for the show was “Applecross”. “Balamory” has been around on the BBC for only a couple of years now, but is now a cult children’s classic with it’s ubiquitous catchphrase, “What’s the story in Balamory?”.