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Th'unto us a lad were born
stable scene
Mary and Joseph stop for a breather
Back by popular demand, the festive animated favourite, Th'unto us a lad were born. You'll recognise the story and our cheeky Lancashire twist is guaranteed to make you smile!

video graphicWatch the film: Th'unto us a lad were born

(You will need Real Player to watch this - if you need help have a look at the BBC download guide or get Free Real player)

pots of doughNo expense was spent on the production materials - modelling dough, makeshift rolling pins and cocktail sticks.

Blue Peter's got nothing on us.

Rino modelling
Rino moulds a wise man

Rino, the director, writer, narrator, producer, cameraman, video editor and model maker - show off!

He wonders if Nick Park gets this intimate with Wallace and Gromit.

Emma modelling
Damn moustache, stick!

Fellow producer and modeller Emma, gets to grips with a wise man's facial hair. Like you do.

Emma is also the voice of Mary - but her acting skills didn't come into force as her labour groans were all from memory.

donkey model
And a donkey were born

The models all had to be re-made each day as problems arose when their limbs drying out and they started dropping off mid-scene.

The cast remained upbeat however throughout these uncomfortable moments.

Rino and Emma on set

Rino and Emma spent many happy hours on set.

However, action is limited to precision movements of millimetres rather than high octane stunts.


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