Little Charley Bear

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Little Charley Bear
Created byDaniel Pickering
Directed byMark Woollard
StarringJames Corden
Opening theme"You Gotta Love Little Charley Bear"
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes52
Running time7 Minutes
Production company(s)Chapman Entertainment
Annix Studios[1]
DistributorCake Entertainment[2]
HIT Entertainment[3]
Original networkCBeebies
Picture format16:9
Original release10 January 2011 (2011-01-10) –
20 May 2015 (2015-05-20)

Little Charley Bear is a 3D-CGI-animated television series created by Daniel Pickering. Narrated by James Corden, Little Charley Bear takes viewers on a journey into the world of let's pretend, where anything is possible.[4] Little Charley Bear made its television debut in January 2011 on CBeebies.[5] The show has been sold into more than 80 territories.[6]

In 2012, a one off stage version was made, Little Charley Bear and His Christmas Adventure written and directed by Brian Herring.[7]

In 2013, DreamWorks Animation bought the rights to Chapman Entertainment's library and children's shows.[8]

In 2020 Little Charley Bear official YouTube channel was launched, with all 52 episodes available.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Our Creations - Annix Studios".
  2. "Cake signs distribution deal with Chapman".
  3. "New TV sales for Little Charley Bear".
  4. "Comments James Corden to narrate pre-school series". Mirror (UK). 3 Jan 2011. Retrieved 17 December 2013.
  5. "CBeebies Programmes - Little Charley Bear". BBC. Retrieved 5 January 2011.
  6. "Charley Bear enters 80th territory". Broadcast. 24 April 2012. Retrieved 17 December 2013.
  7. "Little Charley Bear and His Christmas Adventure". Time Out (London). 5 Oct 2012. Retrieved 17 December 2013.
  8. "DreamWorks Animation Buys Chapman Entertainment Library". Variety. 18 September 2013. Retrieved 17 December 2013.

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