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All Over the Workplace
  • Children's
  • Factual television
Directed by
  • Drew Ferguson
  • Valerie Mellon
  • Steven Parsons
  • Kirstine Davidson
Presented by
  • Alex Riley
Narrated by Ed Petrie
Composer(s) Sanj Sen
Country of origin Britain
No. of series 2
No. of episodes 20
Executive producer(s)
  • Yvonne Jennings
  • Dougie Napier
Running time 28 minutes
Production company(s) CBBC Productions
Original network CBBC
Picture format 1080i
Audio format Stereo
Original release 7 March 2016 (2016-03-07) – present

All Over the Workplace is a British children's factual television series is a spin off of All Over the Place hosted by Alex Riley and narrated by Ed Petrie (who is the host of All Over the Place). The show is produced by CBBC Productions for CBBC and follows Riley taking two children (known as 'Rookies') to experience various jobs in the United Kingdom. Two series of 10 episodes each have been aired. Series 1 began on 7 March 2016, and series 2 began on 30 January 2017.


In each episode, Riley takes two children to experience jobs in the United Kingdom. These have included authors, chefs and fashion designers. Throughout the episode, they meet professionals who give them their top tips. At the end of the episode, the professionals say whether they think the child would do well in that job when they are older.


Series Episodes Originally aired
First aired Last aired
1 10 7 March 2016 (2016-03-07) 18 March 2016 (2016-03-18)
2 10 30 January 2017 (2017-01-30) 10 February 2017 (2017-02-10)

Series 1 (2016)

No. in
Title Director Original air date
1 1 "Chefs" Drew Ferguson 7 March 2016 (2016-03-07)
Louis and Jess enter the high-pressure world of professional cooking.
2 2 "Authors" Drew Ferguson 8 March 2016 (2016-03-08)
Jack and Meg find out what it takes to make it as authors and work on creating their very own books.
3 3 "Doctors" Valerie Mellon 9 March 2016 (2016-03-09)
Aspiring young medics Rayaan and Lubna delve into the world of medicine and learn all about life as a GP.
4 4 "Space" Valerie Mellon 10 March 2016 (2016-03-10)
Honey and Leon get an out-of-this-world experience when they work with space scientists.
5 5 "Football" Drew Ferguson 11 March 2016 (2016-03-11)
Freya and Chitua visit a professional football club where they are put through their paces by the coaches.
6 6 "Comedy" Drew Ferguson 14 March 2016 (2016-03-14)
Brandon and Greta discover if they have what it takes to be stand-up comedians.
7 7 "Police" Valerie Mellon 15 March 2016 (2016-03-15)
Abi and Kyra see if they have what it takes to make it as an officer of the law.
8 8 "Games Design" Valerie Mellon 16 March 2016 (2016-03-16)
Budding games creators Kiya and Toby discover there is more than they thought to making computer games.
9 9 "Musical Theatre" Drew Ferguson 17 March 2016 (2016-03-17)
Harry and Mia visit the set of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang to learn what it takes to be theatre performers.
10 10 "Politics" Valerie Mellon 18 March 2016 (2016-03-18)
Charlotte and Henrietta are passionate about politics and they enter the corridors of power to meet MPs.

Series 2 (2017)

No. in
Title Director Original air date
11 1 "Fashion Designer" Steven Parsons 30 January 2017 (2017-01-30)

Dylan and Izzy have an eye for clothes and a burning desire to be fashion designers.

Mentors: Claudine Rousseau, Giles Deacon and Adam Gibbs
12 2 "Marine Biologist" Kirstine Davidson 31 January 2017 (2017-01-31)

Ella and Struan are determined to become marine biologists, taking to the sea in Plymouth Sound.

Mentors: Richard Thompson, Alan Deidun and Greg Nowell
13 3 "Pilot" Steven Parsons 1 February 2017 (2017-02-01)

Rookies Akshita and Sam take off into the world of aviation, taking to the skies in a small aircraft with mentor Tony, who puts them through their paces.

Mentors: Andrew Neofytou, India Allix and Tony Partakis
14 4 "Teacher" Steven Parsons 2 February 2017 (2017-02-02)

Alex Riley and rookies Joseph and Ophelia find out exactly what it takes to make it in the world of teaching. Can they keep control of pupils with no outside help?

Mentors: Greg Foot, Natalie White and Gillian Brodie
15 5 "Architect" Steven Parsons 3 February 2017 (2017-02-03)

Alex Riley and rookies Amjad and Rosie find out exactly what it takes to build a career as an architect.

Mentors: Lord Norman Foster and Narinder Sagoo
16 6 "Farmer" Kristine Davidson 6 February 2017 (2017-02-06)
Rookies Megan and Holly experience what life is really like down on the farm, shepherding sheep into pens and ploughing furrows.
17 7 "Film-Maker" Steven Parsons 7 February 2017 (2017-02-07)

Harvey and Sam are two ambitious rookies who want to make it in the world of film-making, so they join presenter Alex Riley to explore the business.

Mentors: Ashley Wild, Emma Lindley and the Casualty team
18 8 "Forensic Scientist" Steven Parsons 8 February 2017 (2017-02-08)

Rookies Edwin and Leila and presenter Alex Riley put on their protective outfits to probe the realm of crime investigation.

Mentors: Dame Sue Black and Raymond Skibinski
19 9 "Illustrator" Kirstine Davidson 9 February 2017 (2017-02-09)

Rookies Tamira and Kirsty desperately want to become illustrators, so they join presenter Alex Riley in sketching out what it's like to be one.

Mentors: Nadia Shireen, Michael Rosen and Ruth Jackson
20 10 "Cyclist" Steven Parsons 10 February 2017 (2017-02-10)

Presenter Alex Riley helps rookies Erin and Tom set their wheels spinning through a journey of cycling discovery as they attempt a stage of the Tour of Britain race.

Mentors: Stuart Gray, Matthew Stephens and Liam Phillips
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