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Monday 27th May

Magic Light Pictures - Gruffalo 20th Anniversary Pop-Up

Monday, 27 May 2019 from 10:00 to 17:00 (BST)

Monday 27th May

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Type End Quantity
10:30am - Zog 3d 9h 7m Free  
11:30am - Stick Man 27 May 2019 Free  
12:30pm - The Gruffalo's Child 3d 9h 7m Free  
2pm - The Gruffalo 3d 9h 7m Free  
3pm - Room on the Broom 27 May 2019 Free  
4pm - The Highway Rat 3d 9h 7m Free  

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Join us in the deep dark wood for an immersive cinema experience in central London.

For one week only, we’ll be hosting free screenings of our Oscar-nominated, BAFTA-winning, animated specials to celebrate 20 years of The Gruffalo.

Click register to book - and please arrive a few minutes early for the screening to give us time to seat everyone! These are the films that'll be playing...

 

ZOG - 10:30am



“Zog, the biggest dragon, was the keenest one by far. He tried his hardest every day to win a golden star.”


Zog tells the tale of a clumsy young dragon who longs to win a gold star at Dragon School. He’s the keenest pupil and he tries as hard as he can to learn to fly, roar and breathe fire. But every year the gold star eludes him when his valiant efforts end in mishap and a kind young girl with medical ambitions finds him and patches up his bumps and bruises. Eventually the unlikely pair become best of friends and defy the expectations of their upbringing - setting off into the sunset to make the world a better place - ‘The Flying Doctors waving as they zigzagged through the blue.’



Featuring the voices of Sir Lenny Henry as the Narrator, Hugh Skinner as Zog, Tracey Ullman as Madame Dragon, Patsy Ferran as Princess Pearl, and Kit Harington as Sir Gadabout. And of course, some added vocals by Rob Brydon as it really wouldn’t be a Magic Light Special without him!

 

STICK MAN - 11:30am



"Stick Man lives in the family tree with his Stick Lady Love and their stick children three."

Join Stick Man on an incredible adventure across the seasons as he runs from a playful dog, gets thrown in a river, escapes from a swan’s nest and even ends up on top of a fire. Will he get back to his family in time for Christmas? 


A half hour animated film based on the much-loved children’s picture book written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler, creators of The Gruffalo.


Featuring the voices of Hugh Bonneville (Santa), Rob Brydon (Snail, Park-keeper, Swan Dad, Frog, Beach Dad, Crab & Cat), Martin Freeman (Stick Man), Sally Hawkins (Stick Lady, Pigeon, Swan Mum, Robin), Jennifer Saunders (Narrator), Russell Tovey (Dog).

 

THE GRUFFALO’S CHILD - 12:30pm

One wild and windy night, the Gruffalo’s child ignores her father’s warnings and bravely tiptoes out into the snow in search of the Big Bad Mouse. She meets Snake, Owl and Fox but no sign of the fabled Mouse. He doesn't really exist...or does he?

A companion film to the hugely successful The Gruffalo. With the voices of Helena Bonham Carter, Rob Brydon, Robbie Coltrane, James Corden, Shirley Henderson, John Hurt, Tom Wilkinson

 

THE GRUFFALO - 2pm



The Gruffalo tells the magical tale of a mouse who takes a walk though the woods in search of a nut. Encountering three predators – all of whom wish to eat him - a fox, an owl and a snake – the plucky mouse has to use his wits to survive.


He announces that he is meeting a monster with terrible features, a ‘Gruffalo’, and the three predators are each panicked into running away.The mouse is now increasingly confident that there is nothing that can touch him, or so he thinks. When he rounds a corner and comes face to face with the terrible creature of his imagination, the Gruffalo itself, the mouse has to dig deep to escape the danger and find peace at last in the woods.

 

 ROOM ON THE BROOM - 3pm

A half hour animated film based on the wonderful children’s picture book written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler, Room on the Broom is a magical tale about friendship and family from Magic Light Pictures, the producers of the hugely successful The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo’s Child.

A story about a kind witch who invites a surprising collection of animals to join her on her broom, much to the frustration of her cat. The gang ultimately saves the witch from a fearsome dragon, and in gratitude she rewards them with a magnificent new broom which has room for everyone.

Featuring the voices of Gillian Anderson (Witch), Rob Brydon (Cat), Martin Clunes (Dog), Sally Hawkins (Bird), Simon Pegg (Narrator), Timothy Spall (Dragon), David Walliams (Frog)

 

THE HIGHWAY RAT - 4pm



“Give me your pastries and puddings! Give me your chocolate and cake! For I am the Rat of the Highway, and whatever I want I take.”


A half hour family animated film based on the much-loved children’s book written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler. THE HIGHWAY RAT tells the tale of a ravenous rat who craves buns, biscuits and all sweet things. Tearing along the highway, he searches for sugary treats to steal, until his sweet tooth leads him to a sticky end. A swashbuckling tale of bandits and biscuits which the whole family will enjoy.



Featuring the voices of David Tennant as The Highway Rat, Rob Brydon as the Narrator, Nina Sosanya as the Duck, Tom Hollander as the Squirrel and Frances de le Tour as the Rabbit.

Do you have questions about Monday 27th May? Contact Magic Light Pictures - Gruffalo 20th Anniversary Pop-Up

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Gruffalo Pop-Up Shop
9 Short's Gardens
WC2H 9AZ London
United Kingdom

Monday, 27 May 2019 from 10:00 to 17:00 (BST)


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Magic Light Pictures - Gruffalo 20th Anniversary Pop-Up

Join us in the deep dark wood for an immersive cinema experience in central London.

For one week only, we’ll be hosting free screenings of our Oscar-nominated, BAFTA-winning, animated specials to celebrate 20 years of The Gruffalo.

 

Seats will be limited so to guarantee your space, book in advance!

 

The event also includes arts and crafts workshops so you can make a Gruffalo craft to take home for free; costume character meet and greets; storytelling sessions in our book corner; and a themed Gruffalo pop up shop with limited edition 20th Anniversary product.

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