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The Gruffalo

Animation based on the classic children's book written by Julia Donaldson, telling the magical tale of a mouse who takes a walk through the woods in search of a nut.

Animation based on the classic children's picture book written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler, telling the magical tale of a mouse who takes a walk through the woods in search of a nut. Encountering three predators who all wish to eat him - a fox, an owl and a snake - the plucky mouse has to use his wits to survive. He announces that he is meeting a monster with terrible features, a 'gruffalo'.

Featuring the voices of Robbie Coltrane (The Gruffalo), James Corden (Mouse), Helena Bonham Carter (Squirrel), Rob Brydon (Snake), John Hurt (Owl), Tom Wilkinson (Fox), Sam Lewis (First Small Squirrel) and Phoebe Givron-Taylor (Second Small Squirrel).

27 minutes

Last on

Christmas Day 2018 09:00

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Credits

Role Contributor
Director Max Lang
Director Jakob Schuh
Producer Michael Rose
Producer Martin Pope
Writer Julia Donaldson
Writer Axel Scheffler
Music Rene Aubry

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