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2021 Winner

Roald & Beatrix: The Tail of the Curious Mouse

Hartswood Films, Sky Studios, Sky One


- Television Movie

“Both uplifting and affecting” – Radio Times “A truly heart-warming tale” – Daily Telegraph “A Christmas classic is born” – Financial Times In ROALD & BEATRIX, THE TAIL OF THE CURIOUS MOUSE, writer Abigail Wilson has created a story full of heart, humour, and poignancy. Directed by David Kerr and boasting a cast of some of Britain’s favourite comic actors including Dawn French, Rob Brydon, Jessica Hynes, Bill Bailey, and Nick Mohammed, ROALD & BEATRIX is the story of the real-life meeting of two of the world’s most beloved children’s authors. The magic of this touching tale is amplified by Murray Gold’s spirited score. Expertly crafted puppetry and stop-motion animation breathes life into characters born straight from the authors’ imaginations. At its heart, ROALD & BEATRIX is a reminder that we are all stronger and braver than we think in the face of tragedy – a timely and comforting Christmas message for all at the end of a very difficult year.