Ragdoll Productions is delighted to announce that TWIRLYWOOS, their latest comedy pre-school series produced for CBeebies, won the BEST CHILDREN’S PROGRAMME PRE-SCHOOL AGE AWARD 2016 at the Royal Television Society North-West Awards held on Saturday, 12th November 2016 at the Hilton Deansgate, Manchester. The runners-up included CBeebies A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Something Special and CBeebies Tortoise and the Hare.
Ragdoll Productions is delighted to announce that TWIRLYWOOS, their popular pre-school comedy series produced for CBeebies, won a Special Award: Best Production for Young Children (Ages 2-5yrs) at the 33rd Chicago International Children’s Film Festival, November 2016.
Ragdoll Productions is delighted to announce that TWIRLYWOOS, their latest comedy pre-school series produced for CBeebies, won the BEST ANIMATION / PUPPETRY AWARD 2015 at the Royal Television Society North-West Animation Awards held at the Hilton Deansgate, Manchester on Saturday, 14th November and hosted by Ted Robbins. The runners-up included The Clangers, Strange Hill High and Share A Story.
UK broadcaster CBeebies has commissioned a brand new 50 x 11′ pre-school series set to air in 2015 from preeminent producer Ragdoll Productions. Twirlywoos, devised and executive produced by Anne Wood with lead creative and writer, Steve Roberts and producer, Chris Wood, combines stop-frame animation and live action sequences set in the real world. Executive Producer for CBeebies is Michael Towner. The series is produced in association with DHX Media, which will also handle global distribution, merchandising, brand management and marketing.
Continuing the innovative, nurturing, inspiring, children-led entertainment for which Ragdoll Productions is renowned, Twirlywoos features laugh-out-loud child-centric humour which encourages pre-schoolers to think for themselves, and gain confidence in their own perceptions of the world. Through the show, young audiences are able to reinforce their understanding as they grow and develop, becoming active and inquisitive within their own lives.
In September 2013 Canadian Company DHX Media acquired all the rights to Ragdoll Programmes, including Teletubbies but with the exception of Pob. This deal enabled Ragdoll to finance new productions starting with Twirlywoos in 2015.
Please note that any new version of past Ragdoll programmes (e.g. Teletubbies) will be produced by DHX Media and are no longer connected to Ragdoll.
All enquiries should be referred to DHX Media. www.dhxmedia.com