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Peppa Pig gets royal treatment

In celebration of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee set for the extended weekend of June 2 to 5 this summer, Entertainment One (eOne) has announced its Peppa Pig property will mark the event with a special episode starring the Queen herself, a DVD release, and a book launch.
May 4, 2012

In celebration of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee set for June 2 to 5 this summer, Entertainment One (eOne) has announced its Peppa Pig property will mark the event with a special episode starring an animated version of the Queen, a DVD release and a book launch.

The Peppa-fied Queen Elizabeth’s upcoming appearance on the ep entitled “The Queen” marks the first time a human character from the real world has been featured in an episode of the hit preschool series.

The episode will air in the UK on June 4 at 8:15 a.m. on Channel 5′s milkshake! and at 6 p.m. on Nick Jr. and again at 8 a.m., 12 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. on the channel.

A DVD release of the special episode is also set for May 21 and a book published by Ladybird based on the episode called Peppa Meets the Queen launched on May 3.

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Jeremy is the Features Editor of Kidscreen specializing in the content production, broadcasting and distribution aspects of the global children's entertainment industry. Contact Jeremy at jdickson@brunico.com.

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