Sky One’s David Walliams adaptation Ratburger will premiere on Christmas Eve (Sunday December 24th) at 6pm, it has been announced.
Ratburger follows Zoe, who has a stepmother that despises herm a dad who’s never around and has a miserable time at the hands of Tina Trotts, the school bully. Her only chum is Harry, until she discovers a baby rat in her bedroom she names him Armitage and they quickly become firm friends. Zoe also discovers he’s no ordinary rat – he’s a rat that can dance. She sets out to show off her rodent pal’s skill at the school talent show but her stepmother and shifty burger man Burt have other ideas, which include throwing Armitage into the mincer and putting rat burgers on the menu. The one-off is produced by King Bert Productions and stars Sheridan Smith, Mark Benton, Nigel Planer, Ben Bailey Smith, Talia Barnett, Tillie Amartey and George Kent.
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