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Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl becomes latest star to read  a CBeebies Bedtime Story

‘It was a pleasure to do this!’ Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl becomes latest star to read a CBeebies Bedtime Story


Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl is the latest star to read a CBeebies Bedtime Story.

The US musician, 52, will read a story that is based on the lyrics of the Beatles song, Octopus’s Garden, the BBC said.

Written by the Beatles’ drummer Sir Ringo Starr and illustrated by Ben Cort, the book follows five children as they embark on an undersea journey.

Rock… off to sleep: Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl is the latest star to read a CBeebies Bedtime Story

Grohl has recorded two stories for CBeebies, of which Octopus’s Garden is the first. It will air on October 8.  

He said: ‘As a proud father of three, I’ve always enjoyed reading stories to my children. It was a pleasure to read these stories for CBeebies.’

He joins a long list of musicians and other stars who have previously read CBeebies Bedtime Stories, including Sir Elton John, Dolly Parton, Tom Hardy, Rege-Jean Page, Felicity Jones and Oti Mabuse who have all appeared in the TV slot.   

This comes as Dave and his bandmates left Jennifer Aniston starstruck as they visited the set of The Morning Show last week.

Change from his usual gig: Dave is best known as the Foo Fighters frontman as well as for his time in iconic band Nirvana (pictured July 2018)

Change from his usual gig: Dave is best known as the Foo Fighters frontman as well as for his time in iconic band Nirvana (pictured July 2018)

Star-studded: Dave joins a host of A-listers who have read stories including Rege-Jean Page

There he is: Tom lent his silken speaking voice to the role

Star-studded: Dave joins a host of A-listers who have read stories including Rege-Jean Page and Tom Hiddleston

The Hollywood superstar, 52, could hardly contain her delight in a slew of snaps capturing the rock superstars performing on the Apple TV+ show.  

‘The @foofighters paid @themorningshow a visit. This super fan will never forget this day!! (heart emoji) Mind officially BLOWN (mind blown emoji),’ she captioned the slideshow, along with the hashtags ‘Fan For Life’, ‘Best Humans Ever’, and ‘FBF.’

Jennifer looked just like any other fan meeting their icon in a photo of the Friends star embracing Dave on the stage.  

The slideshow suggested the band would be making an appearance as themselves on the show, with the rock stars seen performing on stage with their names blasted on a screen.

'This super fan will never forget this day!' Dave recently left Jennifer Aniston star-struck as the Foo Fighters visited the set of The Morning Show

‘This super fan will never forget this day!’ Dave recently left Jennifer Aniston star-struck as the Foo Fighters visited the set of The Morning Show 

Meeting an icon: Aniston beamed with joy as she embraced rock legend Dave Grohl

'Fan for life': The actress could not hide her delight as she hugged Dave

Meeting an icon: Aniston beamed with joy as she embraced rock legend Dave Grohl 

A second photo captured Jennifer and Dave both wearing glasses as they looked over their notes.  

And a subsequent video showed more of Jennifer and Dave’s hug, with the actress beaming with joy as she embraced the rock legend.

Jennifer looked utterly star-struck by the band in another photo of her posing with the entire group.

In the final slide of the series, the band performed Making A Fire on stage with cameras capturing the whole thing.

Hard at work: A second photo captured Jennifer and Dave both wearing glasses as they looked over their notes

Hard at work: A second photo captured Jennifer and Dave both wearing glasses as they looked over their notes

Rock on! The Everlong hit-makers rocked the stage in video of their performance

Rock on! The Everlong hit-makers rocked the stage in video of their performance

The Foo Fighters weren’t the only big names visiting the set.

Actress Julianna Margulies also makes an appearance on a new episode of The Morning Show as reporter Laura Peterson.

In photos posted by Reese Witherspoon, The Good Wife actress smiled from ear-to-ear while brandishing her cup of coffee.

CBeebies Bedtime Stories airs each weekday at 6.50pm on the CBeebies channel and is also available on BBC iPlayer.

Look who's here! Julianna Margulies was also seen making an appearance on a new episode of The Morning Show as reporter Laura Peterson in photos posted by Reese Witherspoon

Look who’s here! Julianna Margulies was also seen making an appearance on a new episode of The Morning Show as reporter Laura Peterson in photos posted by Reese Witherspoon

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