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The Lowdown
Genre Documentary
Developed by Landseer Productions
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of episodes 66
Original network CBBC, BBC One
Original release 17 May 1988 (1988-05-17) – 12 May 1998 (1998-05-12)

The Lowdown is a documentary series for young people first broadcast on Children's BBC in 1988. Reminiscent of World in Action and Panorama it was produced by Landseer Productions, and broadcast after Newsround (and similar to Newsround Extra) until 1998.

One episode of the documentary (filmed in Page Moss, Liverpool in 1992) looked at an educational programme called "Child to Child" and how it was being used to combat problems with solvent abuse that were prevalent in the area at the time.

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