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'Shaun The Sheep' Returns To The Big Screen

Last July, 'Shaun the Sheep' was voted the best BBC children's TV character of all time, beating such popular nominees as 'Postman Pat' and 'Bob the Builder'. After launching in March 2007, Shaun's TV show...

Gromit Auction Raises 2.3 Million For Children's Hospital Charity

Organisers of Wallace & Gromit's Grand Appeal left shocked after more than £2.3 million was raised for charity following the Gromit auction in Bristol.The 81 sculptures were designed by a variety of companies and proved...

Wallace And Gromit Sculptures Raise Millions For Children's Hospital

Wallace And Gromit creator Nick Park has helped raise $3.4 million (£2.3 million) for a children's hospital in England following the auction of dozens of huge sculptures of the beloved Plasticine pet pooch.Eighty-one different versions...

Christmas Television Recap - Watch The Best British Programmes And Films Again!

2012 was another brilliant year when it came to Christmas on the box. As well as some seminal family movies, both old and new, December's festive comedy, sci-fi and drama TV brought us much cheer...

Wallace And Gromit Humour Lost In Translation

The creator of WALLACE AND GROMIT has opened up about the Plasticine pair's failed Hollywood bid, insisting a language barrier killed the movie deal.Animator Nick Park and Aardman Animations, the firm behind Wallace and Gromit,...

Elbow Conquer Ivors

Elbow were the big winners at the Ivor Novello Awards in London today (21.05.09).The group - who won two BRIT Awards earlier this year and the Nationwide Mercury Prize in 2008 - scooped Best Contemporary...

Wallace And Gromit Creator's Award Accident

The creator of BAFTA-award winning animation WALLACE AND GROMIT is having to send his trophy away to be repaired - he broke the gong as soon as he was presented with it on Sunday (08Feb09)...

Slumdog Millionaire Sweeps Baftas With Seven Awards

Slumdog Millionaire has swept the board at the Bafta film awards with seven prizes, including best film.Danny Boyle was named best director for the Mumbai-set film - a Golden Globe winner four times over -...

By on 09 February 2009

Kung Fu Panda Cleans Up At Animation Awards

Dreamworks cartoon Kung Fu Panda has dominated the 36th Annie awards, which acknowledge achievement in animation.The martial arts comedy was named best animated feature - beating the favourite WALL-E - and claimed 14 other awards,...

By on 02 February 2009

Wallace And Gromit 'Most Watched On Christmas Day'

Overnight figures suggest the new episode of Wallace and Gromit screened on BBC1 was the most-watched programme on Christmas Day.A Matter Of Loaf and Death had a peak audience figure of 15.88 million people, a...

By on 26 December 2008

Nick Park Reveals Plot Of Christmas Wallace And Gromit

Oscar-winning director Nick Park has shed light on the plot of Wallace and Gromit's latest adventure.After a big screen outing in The Curse of the Were Rabbit, the animated pair return to television this Christmas...

By on 04 November 2008

Voice Of New Wallace And Gromit Love Interest Confirmed

Sally Lindsay has been confirmed as the voice of the love interest for the new Wallace and Gromit special, A Matter of Loaf and Death.The actress - famed for playing barmaid Shelley Unwin on Coronation...

By on 17 March 2008

Wallace And Gromit Animators Sweep British Animation Awards

LATEST: WALLACE AND GROMIT creators Aardman Animations have swept the board at this year's (08) British Animation Awards. The British production company won gongs in all four categories it was nominated, including Best Short Film...

Aardman Animations Lead British Animation Award Nominations

WALLACE AND GROMIT creators Aardman Animations are leading this year's (08) British Animation Awards with a total of four nominations. The U.K. production company has picked up nods in categories including Best Short Film for...

Ads Show Creature Discomforts

The animation studio behind Wallace and Gromit has lent its skills to a new ad campaign aimed at challenging prejudices about disability.Aardman Animations, whose plasticine creations have proved popular in the past, has designed a...

By on 12 November 2007

Wallace And Gromit Creators Help The Disabled

WALLACE AND GROMIT creators AARDMAN ANIMATIONS have teamed up with a British charity - to highlight difficulties facing disabled people. The studio has created six plasticine characters with disabilities for the Leonard Cheshire Disability charity...

Wallace & Gromit To Return

Animation favourites Wallace & Gromit are to return to television screen for the first time in 12 years.The claymation duo will star in half-hour adventure Trouble at' Mill, set to screen on BBC1 in late...

By on 03 October 2007

Wallace And Gromit Director Honoured With Statue

WALLACE AND GROMIT animator NICK PARK is set to be honoured in his hometown of Preston, England - with a life-size statue of his comic creations. The Oscar-winning filmmaker is currently working on designs for...

Peter Kay 'Inspiration' To Young

Peter Kay has featured above Jane Austen and Leonardo da Vinci in a survey of inspirational artists among 18 to 25-year-olds.The Bolton-born comedian was second only to Walt Disney on the list of top inspirations...

By on 18 June 2007

A Contract Written In Clay?

Dumped by DreamWorks Animation in January, "Wallace and Gromit" animators, Aardman Features has signed a three-year agreement with Sony Pictures Entertainment. In a statement, SPE Chairman/CEO Michael Lynton said, "Aardman Features is enormously popular around...

Wallace And Gromit Team Sign With Sony

Animators behind the hit duo Wallace and Gromit have signed a three-year deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE).Bristol-based Aardman was signed with Dreamworks, but its relationship ended in January this year.For Sony the deal is...

By on 02 April 2007

Sallis: 'Wallace And Gromit Are Better Without Hollywood'

WALLACE AND GROMIT star PETER SALLIS has urged creator NICK PARK to forget about Hollywood and go back to making short films about the animated duo. Park's deal with studio DreamWorks was recently axed after...

Wallace And Gromit: They'll Be Clay Again

A day after DreamWorks Animation severed its relationship with Aardman Animation, citing its unprofitable releases of Wallace and Gromit: Curse of the Were Rabbit in 2005 and Flushed Away in 2006, Aardman said it is...

British Animators Split From Hollywood Studio

Hollywood film studio DreamWorks Animation and the makers of the WALLACE AND GROMIT films have severed their troubled partnership after their quirky British characters failed to catch on in the US. The collaboration yielded Oscar-winning...

Wallace And Gromit Creators Lose Deal

Aardman Animations and Dreamworks have ended the partnership that created the movie Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit.The two companies had struck a deal to create five movies in 1999, but have ended...

By on 31 January 2007

Stone Stuns Comedy Audience With Serial Killer Joke

Hollywood director OLIVER STONE shocked the audience at last night's (13DEC06) British Comedy Awards in London by joking about the recent murders of five prostitutes. The Suffolk killings, thought to be the work of a...

Cars And Flushed Away Lead Annie Nominations

FLUSHED AWAY and CARS look set to dominate this year's (06) Annie Awards for film and television animation, landing nine nominations each. Animation giants Disney-Pixar and DreamWorks will go head-to-head for the top animated feature...

Wallace And Gromit Masterminds Awarded Freedom Of City

The creators of beloved animated twosome WALLACE AND GROMIT are to be awarded the freedom of their home city of Bristol, south-west England in a ceremony which will coincide with the company's 30-year anniversary. Oscar-winning...

Wallace And Gromit To Be Honoured By Statue

Animated duo WALLACE AND GROMIT are to have a statue erected in their honour in their 'hometown' of Bristol, England. Oscar-winning animator NICK PARK created Wallace and Gromit in the Aardman Animations studio in Bristol...

UK Movie Success

British movies have doubled their box office takings in the past two years - thanks to the mega-successful HARRY POTTER franchise. The top ten UK films last year (05) made $2.4 billion (GBP1.35 billion) compared...

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