Gordon The Gopher
Did Philip Schofield leave him behind in the Broom Cupboard?



 BEFORE...
Joined Philip Schofield in the broom cupboard in 1985 as he presented children's TV programmes on weekday afternoons on BBC.
In 1987, joined Saturday morning TV show "Going Live" with Philip Schofield, as Andy Crane and Edd The Duck replaced them on children's BBC.
In 1990, you could buy your own cuddly Gordon The Gopher complete with squeak for 15.

 AFTER...
Went missing after "Going Live" went off air and Philip Schofield joined ITV.
A badly decomposed body found in a BBC locker was identified as Gordon. Click here for the news report.

 DO YOU REMEMBER...
Gordon getting attacked by a puppy on "Going Live".

 DID YOU KNOW...
The hand that made Gordon work, was that of a BBC executive called Paul Smith.

 LINKS...
Click here to discuss Gordon The Gopher in The Bubble Burst Forum