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Today's show is seriously scary, as we've got Naomi from Nightmares of
Nature. We are also making some scary monsters out of these socks.
Lindsey ran the marathon in them. Hello. Welcome to a spooky, scary
blue BT. It is Halloween on Saturday. We are getting excited and
dressing up the studio to look like it. Those ghostly balls are my
favourite. If you like fear, I had a lot of it in my new Blue Peter
challenge with a Olympic legend. You will see him in just a second. I got
invited to Parliament to turn back the hands on one of the best, most
famous monuments in the world. It was brilliant. I will turn back time
later. I will also be showing you sound to make -- how to make your
own sock monster. It is Halloween this weekend. What are you doing?
Are you getting dressed up and putting on something scary? Tell us
about it. Get in touch and we will try and read your e-mail out later.
Lindsey isn't here. She is in Canada. She's back next week but she
has hooked us up with the queen of all things scary when it comes to
animals. This lady hosts Nightmares of Nature. She has stared down a
jaguar, and she has swam with sharks. Please welcome Naomi
Wilkinson. Hello. I'm excited to be here. Let's talk about your third
series. It is fantastic. You have met some scary animals. Tell us
about them. I have had some scary encounters. I got in the water with
Wales sharks. It is the biggest shock in the world. -- whale sharks.
I breathed into waking cobra's mouth through a tiny bit of straw. That
was waking it up after health checks. We found this on a beach in
Pembrokeshire, it is a ragworm. I don't like it. It is quite creepy,
but it is not harmful at all. Your fear knows no bounds. Does yours? I
don't want to go there. I'm going to play a game with you. You are going
to love it. We are calling it Fear or Fake. Come and play. Step this
way, take your positions on the petrifying podium. You are such a
good presenter, Naomi. You are going to love this, not a lot. You have to
try and guess the Halloween horror I am describing to you. The first
person to buzz and get it correctly gets to nominate their opponent to
put their hand into either box A or box B. In one of the boxes is a real
scary animal. The other one is fake. Are you prepared? I am up for this,
Naomi. You are going to love it. The overall loser will have a forfeit.
Halloween horror number one. This fearsome creature has heat-seeking
vision. Bat? Incorrect. It's their snake. It is! Which box do you want
him to put his hand in? I would like him to put his hand in box A. It is
so nice not to be me for a change. Put your hand in gently. Take it
steady. Write down inside. Feel around. Fear or fake? Fear. That is
fear correct. That is corn snakes. That was a mistake! Halloween horror
number two. These creatures have no arms or legs. Another clue? A worm?
No. They act as nature's recyclers, raking down rotten animals. Another
clue? You both look clueless. They turn into flies. This is rubbish.
Maggots. Well done, it is. Which box would you like him to put his hand
in? I am thinking box B. Radzi, just to remind you, you have no idea. We
genuinely don't know what is going on. Oh, no! What is it? What is it?
Fear or fake? Oh, no! It's real! You are doing very well so far. Under
number three. It was maggots. These creatures are powerful jumpers.
Kangaroo. No, it's not. They have spikes on their abdomen which they
use as a weapon. Starfish. No. I will give you another clue. They
share their name with a popular sport. How's that? Cricket! Yes!
Well done, Radzi. Which one? Box A. No, box B. Nothing to worry about at
all, Barney. Nothing to worry about at all. I don't like that! That is
fear, without a doubt. It is, correct. Those are crickets. They
are horrible! They are actually in both boxes. Who is our ultimate
loser? Barney, sorry. Well done, Radzi. That was actually OK. Thank
you for being here. Always good to have you on the show. Don't relax
too much. He scary animals haven't gone just yet. As the ultimate
loser, Barney, you have to introduce the next part of the show holding my
friend, Charlotte, who is a tarantula. Don't drop her. Oh, my
giddy aunt! Your hands are solid as a rock. Aren't they just? If you
want to see more from Naomi, we don't, but if you do, go to the
website. Did you enjoy your extra hour in bed on Sunday? I did that,
honestly. Are you struggling to concentrate? No, I'm fine! Time is
constantly ticking, isn't it. We use it to organise our lives. It keeps
us all in sync. Sometimes it lets us know when we are late to school. If
I'm going to talk about time, I'm going to need a clock, but not just
any old clock. I've gone to see the most famous clock in the world. Oh,
yes! We've been invited to Parliament to help with a very
special task, the changing of the clocks. Taking me through each stage
in the process are the clock mechanics, Ian, Hugh and Paul. All
the work happens at the top, which means climbing 334 steps. This is
one of those times when you have two speed be filled up. I am climbing
Elisabeth tower. The name Big Ben refers to the bell. Why do we change
the clocks? To explain, we have to go into space. The earth is tilted
as it orbits the sun. In the summer, we have longer days as we are facing
the sun. In the winter, the days are short because we are facing away. A
British builder called William Willis first suggested changing the
clocks in 1907, to make the most of daylight hours. I am finally here.
This is the great clock of Westminster. Look at that! It may
not look like the clocks you have at home, but this mechanism turns the
hands on the clock face. It weighs 4.5 tonnes, the same as a fully
grown elephant! We know that Big Ben is the sound that you here, but the
bit you recognise is the clock face. We are behind it. It is massive.
Seven metres across. This is the inspection hat. We can look and make
sure no panes of glass are broken. I think we should inspect the outside
while we are here. A lovely view of London. There is the camera crew,
Hallo! We can't get the camera out there to show you what the view is
like, but I have a little camera to show you just the job. Look out
here! That is me hanging out of this massive monument in London. Isn't it
beautiful? Enough dangling out of this world famous building, I've got
a job to do. First, turning the lights off. This takes place just
after 10pm and it allows the team to change the time without anybody
outside noticing. South, west... You have switched off the lights. And we
can now switch off the -- set the clock. This is the piece of
equipment we have to use. Nice and tight. That isn't going anywhere.
That isn't going to make a noise. We Big Ben silenced, we can change the
time. Unlock it -- unlike a clock at home, this mechanism can only go
forward. We have to move it on until exactly midnight where it will be
held until real catches up. Ready? Ready. What is happening outside is,
in complete darkness, you will see the silhouette of the hands moving
round. Time flies when you're having fun. Bang on! There you have it,
midnight. The night is chosen to allow for several hours of
maintenance to take place. And one of the most important jobs, winding
the clock. Years ago, my grandma had a watch with a wheel on the site you
would wind up and the energy would give you power so it would keep
working. This doesn't have batteries so we effectively have two wind it
up. We do. You have to do 120 to make it last three days. Harder!