BBC Studios licensee Star Editions launches Sarah & Duck customisable online gift shop

We are thrilled to be working with Star Editions, it’s is a very exciting partnership; one that caters to the growing consumer demand and allows us to offer personalised branded products to our fans.Jason Easy, Head of Licensing at BBC Studios
Date: 15.05.2018     Last updated: 17.05.2018 at 12.40
Category: BBC Studios
Following the agreement between BBC Studios and personalised giftware specialist Star Editions, a global e-shop for BAFTA award-winning pre-school series Sarah & Duck - shop.sarahandduck.com - launches today.

Licensee Star Editions has created a stunning bespoke online shopping destination for Sarah & Duck products. The brand new e-shop will feature a Star Editions designed range of customisable giftware, in addition to hosting a number of Sarah & Duck branded products.

Will Marston, CEO of Star Editions Ltd says: “Working with the Sarah & Duck brand had always been on our wish list and I am thrilled to say that we’ve achieved that goal this year and are proudly launching a stunning range of Sarah & Duck personalised and non-personalised gifts.”

Jason Easy, Head of Licensing at BBC Studios says:  “We are thrilled to be working with Star Editions, it’s is a very exciting partnership; one that caters to the growing consumer demand and allows us to offer personalised branded products to our fans.”

From Clothing to Clocks, Mugs to Magnets, every product on shop.sarahandduck.comcan be personalised and is exclusive to the website. Product are also available to ship worldwide so fans of Sarah & Duck across the globe can enjoy the range.

Now in its third series, Sarah & Duck continues to be a great performer on CBeebies, growing on its previous series and winning its timeslot for key audiences. Outside of the UK, key broadcasters for the series are Netflix and NBC Universal Kids in the USA, KBS Kids in South Korea, BesTV and iQiyi in China, ABC in Australia, KIKA in Germany and NHK in Japan. The enchanting world of Sarah & Duck can also be seen live on stage in brand new theatrical adventure Sarah & Duck’s Big Top Birthday, which is currently touring the UK.

Personalised giftware ranges for fans of Sarah & Duck are available to order now at shop.sarahandduck.com. The shopping portal is also accessible via the official Sarah & Duck website, sarahandduck.com.

 

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About BBC Studios

BBC Studios, a global content company with British creativity at its heart, is a commercial subsidiary of the BBC Group. Formed in April 2018 by the merger of BBC Worldwide and BBC Studios, it spans content financing, development, production, sales, branded services and ancillaries. BBC Studios’ award-winning British programmes are internationally recognised across a broad range of genres and specialisms. It has offices in 22 markets globally, including six production bases in the UK and production bases and partnerships in a further nine countries around the world. The company, which makes 2500 hours of content a year, is a champion for British creativity around the world and a committed partner for the UK’s independent sector. BBC Studios has revenue of £1.4bn, and returns around £200m to the BBC Group annually, complementing the BBC’s licence fee and enhancing programmes for UK audiences.

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About Sarah & Duck

Following the gentle adventures of a wide-eyed, 7-year-old girl and her feathered best friend, Sarah & Duck has been a huge hit since its debut in 2013, regularly appearing in CBeebies' Top Ten programmes (BARB), Not only did the series scoop a BAFTA for ‘Best Pre-School Animation’ in 2014, it also came second in the Radio Times & BFI’s favourite BBC children’s characters of all time poll in the 2000s + category. Internationally, the series is now shown in over 130 countries airing on CBeebies global channels as well as other key international broadcasters including NBC Universal Kids and Netflix in the USA, ABC Australia, Canal + in France, Kika in Germany, NHK Japan, KBS Kids in South Korea and BesTV and iQiyi in China.

Sarah & Duck is a Karrot Entertainment production for CBeebies UK and BBC Worldwide. It was co-created by Karrot Entertainment’s Creative Director Tim O’Sullivan and designer/writer Sarah Gomes Harris - based on her own love of ducks as a child.  The producer is Jamie Badminton and the executive producers are Alison Stewart, Chris White and Henrietta Hurford-Jones.

 

About Star Editions

For over a decade, Star Editions Ltd have been sourcing the very best imagery from around the globe and transforming it onto Greeting Cards, Art Prints, Giftware, Stationery and everything in between. We pride ourselves on selecting the most current licenses, the most appealing illustrators and the most commercial brands. The licenses we hold include a vast collection of book art licenses, including Roald Dahl, Moomin, Miffy and The British Library, all available on our extensive range of wholesale prints, gifts and greeting cards. We also have several 'vintage' collections, including travel poster designs from the National Railway Museum, and War poster designs from the National Museum of the Royal Navy.

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