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CBeebies snaps up Q Pootle 5 Christmas special

Pubcaster CBeebies has acquired the UK rights to Snapper Productions' Christmas special based on its hit animated preschool series Q Pootle 5.
November 25, 2014

Pubcaster CBeebies has acquired the UK rights to Snapper Productions’ Christmas special based on its hit animated preschool series Q Pootle 5.

The 27-minute one-off episode “Pootle All The Way will be included in CBeebies’¬†upcoming Christmas schedule.

Inspired by books from children’s author/illustrator Nick Butterworth, “Pootle All The Way finds the titular green alien and his friends preparing for a¬†Christmas pantomime when a mayday call derails their rehearsal and throws the group into an adventure to save the very holiday they love.

Snapper is producing the series with animation from Blue Zoo in London.

Since making its CBeebies debut in 2013, Q Pottle 5 has been sold by distributor ZDF Enterprises into more than 70 countries. Broadcasters include CBeebies (Africa), Ketnet (Belgium), SVT (Sweden), NPO (Netherlands), NRK (Norway), VGTRK (Russian Public TV), YLE 2 (Finland), TG4 (Ireland), HOP! TV (Israel), MTVA (Hungary), KiKA (Germany) and ABC (Australia).

About The Author
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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