The Highway Rat and the snail and the whale

saturday 15th October &
Sunday 16th october 2022

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The highway rat and the snale and the whale

screening with the national symphony orchestra

National Symphony Orchestra
Terry Davies, Conductor 

Magic Light Pictures presents 
THE HIGHWAY RAT
Starring David Tennant, Rob Brydon, Nina Sosanya, Tom Hollander and Frances de le Tour.  
Based on the book by Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler 
Directed by Jeroen Jaspaert
Produced by Michael Rose & Martin Pope of Magic Light Pictures; 
with animation services provided by Triggerfish Animation. 

A half hour family animated film based on the much-loved children’s book written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler. THE HIGHWAY RAT tells the swashbuckling tale of a greedy rat who craves buns and biscuits, but comes to a sticky end. From Magic Light Pictures, producers of the hugely successful The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo’s Child, Room on the Broom and Stick Man.

Featuring the voices of David Tennant as The Highway Rat, Rob Brydon as the Narrator, Nina Sosanya as the Duck, Tom Hollander as the Squirrel and Frances de le Tour as the Rabbit. Directed by Jeroen Jaspaert; produced by Michael Rose & Martin Pope of Magic Light Pictures; with animation services provided by Triggerfish Animation.

© Magic Light Pictures Limited 2019

Magic Light Pictures presents 
THE SNAIL AND THE WHALE 
Starring Rob Brydon, Sally Hawkins, Dame Diana Rigg
Based on the book by Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler 
Directed by Max Lang, Daniel Snaddon 
Produced by Michael Rose & Martin Pope of Magic Light Pictures; 
with animation services provided by Triggerfish Animation. 

A half hour family film based on the much-loved picture book written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler. Join the snail on the tail of a great big grey-blue humpback whale on her journey around the globe. In the unlikely friendship between an ambitious sea snail and a humpback whale, discover the power of the sea and the perils of swimming too close to the shore... Can the snail save the whale when he is beached in a secluded bay? A Christmas viewing treat for all the family from four-time Oscar-nominated producers Magic Light Pictures

© Orange Eyes Limited 2017 

Presented by NCH

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