actor, broadcaster, writer & director
Telly1993 - present TV presenter - BBC CBeebies presentation, 'Show Me Show Me' and 'Stargazing' 'Step Inside', CBeebies pantomimes, proms & specials including King Alonso in CBeebies' 'The Tempest'
1995-7 writer + actor in nearly 200 episodes of ‘Wood Lane TV’, CBBC’s very own mini soap.
1993-2001 TV presenter - Children’s BBC - 'The Broom Cupboard', ‘Fully Booked’, ‘The Friday Zone’, ‘Short Change’, ‘Look Sharp’, ‘Playdays’, ‘Jungle Run’, ‘Maths Mansion’, ‘Voyager’.
Concerts & Stage
1995 - present writer, director & actor in professional pantomimes at some of the UK's most prestigious theatres including four at the Richmond Theatre, eight at Bournemouth Pavilion, Lighthouse Poole, Bromley & the Swansea Grand.
2009 - 2017 performer - ‘The Chris & Pui Show’ touring theatre Show1995 + host, singer + narrator for family concerts for the Scottish Chamber Orchestra & Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, Cambridge Philharmonic, Northern Sinfonia, Nottingham Philharmonic, BBC Concert Orchestra
Presenter, CBeebies House & I Can Cook - Copy
Chris Jarvis and Stuffy from 'Show Me Show Me' join Katy Ashworth in her enchanting den that is chock full of books. We then step into her imagination as they become characters in her storybook. Each page holds a different adventure in a wide variety of places including a Giant’s kingdom and Outer Space.BBC Sounds / CBeebies Radio
Presenter, CBeebies House & Match of the Day
Chris Jarvis and Stuffy from ‘Show Me Show Me’ catch up with Ben Cajee (CBeebies House) to find out about his sporty den. We step into Ben's imagination to go around an extremely daft, messy and challenging obstacle course.BBC Sounds / CBeebies Radio
You can travel anywhere in a magic den! Be inspired and flex your imagination muscles with Stuffy and Chris Jarvis from ‘Show Me Show Me’ in the CBeebies Magic Den. In this episode they reach out to Katrina Bryan (‘Molly & Mack’ and ‘Nina & the Neurons’) who has built her den high on the rocks on the Solway Coast for a beautiful fishy adventure under the sea.BBC Sounds / CBeebies Radio
Presenter, CBeebies Andy's Wild Adventures
You can travel anywhere in a magic den! Be inspired and flex your imagination muscles with Stuffy and Chris Jarvis from ‘Show Me Show Me’ in the CBeebies Magic Den. In this episode Andy Day takes them to a land of dinosaurs to glide with a pterodactyl, slide down a brontosaurus and stomp with a Diplodocus.BBC Sounds / CBeebies Radio
Canine Superstar, CBeebies
Dodge the Dodge Star
You can travel anywhere in a magic den! Be inspired and flex your imagination muscles with Stuffy and Chris Jarvis from ‘Show Me Show Me’ in the CBeebies Magic Den. In this episode they encourage Dodge from the CBeebies House to fulfil his ambition of becoming a pup star and appear on stage at the ‘Doggy Fest’ family festival.BBC Sounds / CBeebies Radio
Actress, CBeebies 'Swashbuckle', Musical Theatre
You can travel anywhere in a magic den! Be inspired and flex your imagination muscles with Stuffy and Chris Jarvis from ‘Show Me Show Me’ in the CBeebies Magic Den. In this episode ‘Swashbuckle’s’ Captain Captain joins them for a treasure hunt. They discover all that glitters is not gold or rather not everything that looks precious turns out to be so.BBC Sounds / CBeebies Radio
Doctor & Presenter
Dr Ranj Singh
You can travel anywhere in a magic den! Be inspired and flex your imagination muscles with Stuffy and Chris Jarvis from ‘Show Me Show Me’ in the CBeebies Magic Den. In this episode Dr Ranj magically shrinks himself, Chris and Stuffy and takes them on a tour of the body. They find serious beats to ‘Strictly’ dance to in the heart, a party game in the brain and fresh air in the lungs.BBC Sounds / CBeebies Radio
Rebecca Keatley stars alongside Chris Jarvis and Stuffy in this episode of CBeebies Magic Den. They take a thrilling ride down waterfalls and chutes to help Finley the Frog float in a massive seashell.BBC Sounds / CBeebies Radio
Astro-physicist & Presenter, 'The Sky At Night' & 'CBeebies Stargazing'
Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock
'Planet of the Unicorns' Chris Jarvis and Stuffy from ‘Show Me Show Me’ catch up with Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock and zoom to a distant planet, home to a thirsty unicorn called Stella.BBC Sounds / CBeebies Radio
The Magical Forest The CBeebies Magic Den Chris Jarvis and Stuffy join Cat Sandion to hear about her all singing, all dancing den then take off on a flying carpet to a Musical Forest.BBC Sounds / CBeebies Radio
Pui Fan Lee
Rainbow Hunt The CBeebies Magic Den It’s raining inside and outside the Magic Den so Chris Jarvis and Stuffy call Pui Fan Lee, also from ‘Show Me Show Me’. They ride on a dragon, searching for rainbows.BBC Sounds / CBeebies Radio
Star of 'Mister Maker'
Mister Maker, Phil Gallagher
World of Shapes The CBeebies Magic Den Chris Jarvis and Stuffy from ‘Show Me Show Me’ explore the CBeebies Magic Den then join Mister Maker on a trip in his Shape Ship to save the day in the ‘World of Shapes’.BBC Sounds / CBeebies Radio
You can travel anywhere in a magic den! Be inspired and flex your imagination muscles with Stuffy and Chris Jarvis from ‘Show Me Show Me’ plus a surprise celebrity guest in 'CBeebies Magic Den'. Series One available now on BBC Sounds & CBeebies Radio Series Two in production.
Really Wild Show, Springwatch & Autumnwatch
Michaela's Speedy Safari Chris Jarvis and Stuffy from ‘Show Me Show Me’ catch up with Michaela Strachan in her really wild den before joining her on a speedy safari game around South Africa solving puzzles and listening out for wild animals.BBC Sounds
Actress, singer & national treasure
Auntie Su's Repair Shop Su Pollard plays Auntie Su, everyone's favourite auntie. She's hilarious, huge fun and runs a repair shop where she lovingly restores old furniture and gadgets. In this episode, Chris Jarvis and Stuffy from ‘Show Me Show Me’ climb aboard Su's magic skateboard to help the fix-it pixies restore neat and tidiness to the 'Land of Junk'.CBeebies Radio / BBC Sounds
Veteran Children's TV star, actor and musician
Derek's Magic Tractor Chris Jarvis and Stuffy from ‘Show Me Show Me’ step into the imagination of Derek Griffiths who keeps an old magical tractor in his barn. They climb aboard and take an enchanted trip overland and under the sea helping animals all over the world as well as his own pigs, Piddle and Puddle.CBeebies Radio / BBC Sounds
Musical Theatre and CBeebies House star
Evie & The Tiny Ballerina You'd normally find Evie Pickerill in the CBeebies House, but Chris and Stuffy find her in a magic den that has a tiny ballerina spinning inside. When the dancer goes missing, they step into her imagination and listen out for the 'Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy', the ballerina's favourite tune, to discover where she's hiding.CBeebies Radio / BBC Sounds
Actress and Swashbuckling host
Gemma's Swashbuckling Bath Tub Stuffy and Chris Jarvis (from 'Show Me Show Me') catch up with Gemma Hunt (from 'Swashbuckle'). Gemma takes Chris and Stuffy on a swashbuckling adventure along underground rivers then out on the high seas in a bath boat and stop the bubble blowing pirates from causing bubble trouble.CBeebies Radio / BBC Sounds
Top Saxophonist and Presenter
YolanDa's Musical Express YolanDa Brown chats to Chris Jarvis and Stuffy from her boiler room den where she plays her magic saxophone before inviting them to step into her imagination. They let off some steam aboard the 'Old Musical Express.'COMING SOON
Celebrated Children's Storyteller
Michael Rosen's Rhyming Den Michael Rosen only keeps things that rhyme in his den. Join in as Chris Jarvis and Stuffy guess the rhymes! Together they jet off in his 'Rhyme Machine' to give happier endings to popular storiesCOMING SOON
Star of CBeebies 'Ferne & Rory's Vet Tales'
Ferne's Animal Dream Park Join Chris Jarvis in the CBeebies Magic Den where Stuffy from 'Show Me Show Me' has given himself a surprising makeover. They get in touch with Ferne Corrigan who takes them to a dream theme park where animals do incredible things and a cross crocodile needs some dental help.COMING SOON
Two stars from CBBC and CBeebies play Fairy Godmother & Cinderella
Naomi Wilkinson & Cat Sandion
Cinderella's Marvellous Makeover Chris Jarvis and Stuffy help the Fairy Godmother magic a sparkly ballgown and a pumpkin coach for Cinderella. Listen out for the little mice as well as Cat Sandion from CBeebies who plays Cinderella and Naomi Wilkinson from CBBC who plays the Fairy Godmother.COMING SOON
Actor, Stand up Comedian and star of CBBC
Scruffy, Uncle Stuffy & Ed When Stuffy's cousin (Scruffy) comes to stay, the Magic Den is thrown into chaos. Chris and Stuffy take a break by joining Ed Petrie in his time machine and zoom 100 years into the future where there are incredible gadgets including a food machine called Doris and flying scooters.COMING SOON
Coronation Street and CBeebies star
Ryan Russell's Caravan Cafe Chris Jarvis and Stuffy surprise Auntie Edie with a birthday cake then journey to 'Planet Potato' with Ryan Russell. They meet robots and a monster masher who introduces Ryan to tasty mashed potato.COMING SOON
Star of 'Dick & Dom' and former 'Young Magician of the Year'
Dom's Magic Hat Chris Jarvis and Stuffy from 'Show Me Show Me' help Auntie Edie by making her glasses magically appear. Real magician Dominic Wood magically shrinks them before diving inside his magic top hat to retrieve his dog Sparkle's rubber bone.COMING SOON