BBC One Sets Premiere Date For ‘The Snail And The Whale’

The Snail And The Whale will premiere on BBC One on Christmas Day (Wednesday December 25th) at 2:30pm, it has been announced.

Based on the 2003 book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, The Snail And The Whale follows the amazing journey of a tiny snail who longs to see the world and manages to hitch a ride on the tail of a huge humpback whale. A joyous, empowering story about the natural wonders of the world and discovering that however small you are, you can make a difference.

The animated special is produced by Magic Light Pictures and features the voices of Rob Brydon (Gavin & Stacey, The Trip), Sally Hawkins (Paddington, The Shape Of Water), Cariad Lloyd (Peep Show, Murder in Successville) and Dame Diana Rigg (Game Of Thrones, Victoria). Max Lang and Daniel Snaddon directed from a script by Max Lang and Suzanne Lang. Magic Light’s Michael Rose and Martin Pope are the producers. Animation services have been provided by Triggerfish Animation in Cape Town.

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