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My Mum Tracy Beaker sets new record

Tracy Beaker and daughter Jess in a pink Cadillac which is a gift from Tracy’s rich new boyfriend Sean Godfrey. As a child, Tracy always dreamed her mum would arrive in a pink Cadillac to pick her up.

Families, children and adults alike came to the BBC in huge numbers for the return of iconic character Tracy Beaker.

On BBC iPlayer, My Mum Tracy Beaker was streamed 2.1m times in its first three days of availability (12-14 February).

On the CBBC channel, the premiere of My Mum Tracy Beaker (5pm, Friday 12 February) drew an average audience of 492k (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 (3×30’), 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.