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The Highway Rat

Short animated film. A greedy rat travels the highway in search of other animals' food, before his sweet tooth finally leads him to a sticky outcome.

An animated family film based on the much-loved children's book written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler. The Highway Rat tells the tale of a ravenous rat who craves buns, biscuits and all sweet things. Tearing along the highway, he searches for sugary treats to steal, until his sweet tooth leads him to a sticky end.

Featuring the voices of David Tennant (Highway Rat), Rob Brydon (Narrator), Frances de la Tour (Rabbit), Tom Hollander (Squirrel), Nina Sosanya (Duck) and Husaam Kiani (Kitten).

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25 minutes

Audio described

Last on

Mon 30 Dec 2019 11:35



Role Contributor
Writer Julia Donaldson
Writer Axel Scheffler
Adaptor Jeroen Jaspaert
Composer Rene Aubry
Director Jeroen Jaspaert
Producer Michael Rose
Producer Martin Pope
Production Company Magic Light Pictures


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