animated series The World of Peter Rabbit and Friends © TVC
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The World of Peter Rabbit and Friends

A series of nine animated tales adapted from Beatrix Potter's original books…

Peter Rabbit disobeys his mother's rule not to enter farmer McGregor’s vegetable garden; but the mischievous little bunny just can’t resist the lush and tender green delights contained therein. However, after McGregor spots him, Peter finds himself in danger of being caught and has to run to the gate; all the while hiding from the disgruntled farmer to save himself from being turned into a pie…

and other stories.

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I remember watching these films as a child. The animation has that story book feel to it, and beatrix potter`s characters vividly come to life in these entertaining tales for...
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Ah being British you grow up with the Beatrix Potter stories so it was nice to find out they were being animated. The animation is top notch it looks like Miss...
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I had love the books from Beatrix Potter as a little kid and I love them now as an adult; I am 24 years old. I have watched...
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Excellent series of shorts. I've loved these since I was a small child and I got to several of the shorts again recently to find out I STILL love them. The...
Created by: TVC
Language: English
Country of Origin: UK
Featuring the voices of:
Alan Bennett ... Timmy Willie
Suzanne Bonetti ... Sarah
Alan Bowe ... Tom Kitten
Mary Jane Bowe ... Moppet
Rory Carter ... Peter Rabbit
Andrew Clitheroe ... Benjamin Bunny
Sandra Dickinson ... Jemima Puddle-duck
Pam Ferris ... Aunt Pettitoes
Derek Griffiths ... Simpkin
Richard Griffiths ... Mr. Alderman Ptolomy Tortoise, Sir Isaac Newton, Mr. Jackson
Rebecca Hall ... Little Lucy
Shelia Hancock ... Anna Maria
Don Henderson ... Tommy Brock
Ian Holm ... Tailor of Gloucester
Derek Jacobi ... Mr. Jeremy Fisher
Felicity Kendal ... Hunca Munca
Chris Lang ... Pigling Bland
Hugh Laurie ... Johnny Town-Mouse
Josie Lawrence ... Bigwig
Rosemary Leach ... Tabitha Twitchit
Mark Lockyer ... Alexander
Dinsdale Landen ... Mr. Tod
Rik Mayall ... Tom Thumb
Anna Massey ... Mrs. Tittlemouse
Jenny Moore ... Mittens
Su Pollard ... Jemima Puddle-Duck
Enn Reitel ... Mr. Bouncer, Mr. Drake Puddle-Duck, Kep
Andrew Robertson ... Mr. McGregor
Struan Rogers ... Samuel Whiskers
Patricia Routledge ... Cousin Ribby
Dan Russell (II) ... The Mouse Tailor
Prunella Scales ... Mrs. Tiggywinkle
Andrew Scarborough ... Mr. Benjamin Bunny
John Gordon Sinclair ... John Joiner
Sheila Steafel ... Mrs. Flopsy Bunny
June Watson ... Mrs. McGregor
June Whitfield ... Mrs. Rabbit
Richard Wilson ... Mr. McGregor
Sarah Woolcock ... Cotton-Tail
Directed by: Dianne Jackson, Geoff Dunbar, Jack Stokes, Dave Unwin, Roger Mainwood and Mike Stuart
Produced by: John Coates and Ginger Gibbons
Executive Producers: Jonathan Peel
Musical Score by: Colin Towns
Writing Credits: Dianne Jackson
Based on: The Books by Beatrix Potter.

animated series The World of Peter Rabbit and Friends © TVCThe creation of the nine episodes of The World of Peter Rabbit and Friends - budgeted at Ł750,000 apiece - were, unlike most television productions, made singularly over several years with TVC hiring various different production companies in order to get some of the shorts finished.

Each episode is book-ended by a short live-action sequence with Niamh Cusack playing the role of Beatrix Potter.

The nine episodes made over the series long-running production were…

The Story Of Peter Rabbit And Benjamin Bunny.
The Tale Of Tom Kitten And Jemima Puddle-duck.
The Tailor Of Gloucester.
The Tale Of Samuel Whiskers Or The Roly-Poly Pulling.
The Tale Of Pigling Bland.
The Tale Of Mrs. Tiggywinkle And Mr. Jeremy Fisher.
The Tale Of The Flopsy Bunnies And Mrs. Tittlemouse.
The Tale Of Mr. Tod And The Further Adventures of Peter Rabbit.
The Tale Of Two Bad Mice And Johnny Town-Mouse.

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