BBC One has released the first trailer for their upcoming 90 minute adaptation of Roald Dahl’s Esio Trot, which is set to air on New Years Day (Thursday January 1st) at 6:30pm.
Roald Dahl’s Esio Trot tells the story of Mr. Hoppy (Dustin Hoffman), who devises a wildly ingenious plot to win over his neighbor, Mrs. Silver (Judi Dench), which involves a cryptic riddle and no fewer than a hundred tortoises. Will Mr Hoppy’s wildly ingenious plot win the love of his lady? The adaptation hails from Endor Productions and was penned by Richard Curtis and Paul Mayhew-Archer, with Dearbhla Walsh directing.
Check out the trailer below: