By Patrick Munn | October 27, 2019 - 4:47 pm | No Comments
The Snow Spider is coming to television. CBBC and BBC Wales have co-commissioned a five part adaptation of Jenny Nimmo’s trilogy of novels from indie Leopard Pictures. The series will air on both CBBC and BBC Wales in 2020. The Snow Spider nine year old Gwyn Griffiths on a mystical journey of discovery. The series opens with Gwyn Griffiths gloomily awaiting the day of his ninth birthday, an occasion marred once again by the reminder of his missing sister Bethan, who disappeared four years earlier. Little does he know his life is about to be changed forever.
By Patrick Munn | September 20, 2019 - 9:15 am | No Comments
BBC One has set the cast for Worzel Gummidge. Zoë Wanamaker (Harry Potter And The Philosophers Stone), Sir Michael Palin (Monty Python), Vicki Pepperdine (The Windsors), Steve Pemberton (Benidorm), Rosie Cavaliero (Gentleman Jack), India Brown (Hetty Feather) and newcomer Thierry Wickens are set to star opposite Mackenzie Crook (The Pirates Of The Caribbean) in the two-part adaptation of the books by Barbara Euphan Todd.
By Patrick Munn | August 19, 2019 - 9:16 am | No Comments
BBC One has ordered Mimi And The Mountain Dragon, a twenty-five minute 2D animated adaptation of Sir Michael Morpurgo’s children’s book. The one-off will air this Christmas and was commissioned as part of BBC One's season on literature.
By Patrick Munn | June 6, 2019 - 4:04 pm | No Comments
The BBC is bringing back Worzel Gummidge. BBC One has ordered a new adaptation of the classic books by Barbara Euphan, with Pirates Of The Caribbean's Mackenzie Crook attached to star in the titular role. This new adaptation has received an order for two episodes.