BBC One Sets Premiere Date For ‘Mr Stink’

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BBC One’s TV movie adaptation of David Walliams’ Mr Stink novel will premiere on Sunday December 23rd at 6:30pm, it has been announced.

Based on Walliams’ novel, Mr Stink is a one hour TV movie which follows Mr Stink, a local tramp who is befriended by a young girl named Chloe. Chloe sees Mr Stink every day, but she’s never spoken to him, which isn’t surprising, because he’s a tramp, and he stinks – hence his name. When it looks like Mr Stink may be run out of town, Chloe hides him in her garden shed. As Chloe struggles to make sure no one sniffs out Mr Stink, and her dad tries to hide a secret of his own, the stage is set for an epic family confrontation. There is also one other person with an extraordinary secret, as it turns out that there is more to Mr Stink than meets the eye. The movie was produced by BBC In-House Comedy Productions in association with David Walliams’ production company DEW Productions and stars Hugh Bonneville (Downton Abbey), Harish Patel (Keith Lemon: The Film), Sheridan Smith (Mrs Biggs), Johnny Vegas (Benidorm), Nell Tiger Free (Broken) and Isabella Blake-Thomas (Just William).

TVWise’s UK Premiere Dates page has been updated with this new information.