animated series The Big Knights © Celaction / Astley Baker Davies
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The Big Knights

Sir Boris is 'the finest swordsman in the world', and his spectacled brother, Sir Morris, is 'not the finest swordsman in the world, but the most enthusiastic'. Big adventures abound at Castle Big, where the brothers do battle with evil scientists, imps, witches, vampires, dragons, trolls and their own crude short-comings in the name of King Otto. Even their tin-canned pets Sir Horace the dog and Sir Doris the hamster get in on the act. --

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Superbly ridiculous and surreal. I laughed my guts out at the inanity of some episodes. Monty Pthynon and the Holy Grail meets... something for kids. Boris and Morris's exploits from Castle...
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This series of short animated films appeals to adults and children alike. There is something for almost everyone here. The Big Knights is 13 episodes of around 9-10minuts from Astley, Baker,...
Created by: Celaction, Astley Baker Davies
Language: English
Country of Origin: UK
Featuring the voices of:
Brian Blessed ... Sir Morris
David Rintoul ... Sir Boris
Timothy West ... King Otto
Summer Strallen ... Princess Lucy
Scarlet Strallen ... Princess Loretta
Enn Reitel ... Wizard Zabobon
Prunella Scales ... Queen Melissa
Kate Robbins ... Sorceress Abigail
John Sparkes ... Eeuuurgh The Troll, Prof. von Proton, Daring Sir Douglas, Dan Titchy
Alexander Armstrong ... Narrator
Series Created by: Neville Astley and Mark Baker
Directed by: Neville Astley and Mark Baker
Produced by: Claire Jennings
Executive Producers: Colin Rose and Helen Nabarro
Musical Score by: Peter Baikie
Writing Credits: John Sparkes, Neville Astley, Mark Baker and Gary Parker

Winner: 2000 Best Adult Animation Series British Animation Awards (BAA)

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