'Shaun The Sheep' movie captivates everyone who watches it, gaining a tremendous fan following.
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 has had four series with 130 episodes, broadcast in 180 countries around the world and winning multiple Baftas and Emmys.
'Shaun The Sheep' was released on 6th February 2015
Actually, Shaun was born much earlier, playing a key role in the Oscar-winning 'Wallace & Gromit' short 'A Close Shave' in 1995 and instantly sparking a legion of fans. When he started making the TV series, producer Gareth Owens targeted the show to viewers aged 4 to 7. Although he admits that, "in reality, the age range is 4 to 87!"
Continue reading: 'Shaun The Sheep' Returns To The Big Screen
Millions raised in Wallace and Gromit statue auction for Bristol 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 so popular with the public as they were put on display at Beacon House, Bristol last month for a huge exhibition called 'The Greatest Dog Show On Earth', that many of the statues went for thousands.
One titled Gromit Lightyear was a 'Toy Story' take on the Nick Park character and went for an incredible £65,000.
Continue reading: Gromit Auction Raises 2.3 Million For Children's Hospital Charity
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 throughout the holiday season making the couch our favourite place in the world in the run up to Christmas and New Year. Here are our highlights still available to watch on BBC iPlayer, ITV Player, 4oD and Channel 5 online.
Doctor Who: The Snowmen