Video on Demand 365 (‘VOD365’), a leading provider of branded OTT TV channels via Freeview, YouView, Freesat, mobile and smart TV devices, has acquired exclusive AVoD rights to the brand new Beatrix Potter series’ The Brompton Tales for its kids’channel, Ketchup. As part of the agreement, the Company has also picked up exclusive worldwide YouTube rights to the programme, which will see The Brompton Tales leading Ketchup’s kids and family programming line-up. The Ketchup YouTube channel launches later this year.
Produced by Two Bad Mice, The Brompton Tales, a collection of fourteen timeless stories beloved of generations of children that includes many of Beatrix Potter’s favourite stories such as The Tale of Mrs. Tiggywinkle, Jemima Puddleduck, Mrs. Tittlemouse and Appley Dapply’s Nursery Rhymes and of course Peter Rabbit.
Voiced by Perdita Avery (‘The Archers’, ‘Father Brown’), each episode contains beautiful illustrations enhanced with subtle animation to heighten the imagery and create movement. Watch the drawings come to life in stunning 4K as Peter Rabbit nibbles a carrot in Mr. McGregors garden with the sound of the wind in the trees, as Mr. McGregors footsteps draw ever closer…
Commenting on the agreement, VOD365 Founder and CEO, Paul Coster, said: “We are delighted to have acquired exclusive worldwide AVoD rights to The Brompton Tales. This series is a fantastic addition to our programming line-up and appeals to the whole family. It also serves as a fantastic launch pad for our Ketchup YouTube channel which will debut later this year.”
Producer, Duncan Napier-Bell, added: ‘We are confident the show will receive a great reception from Ketchup viewers and we are looking forward to expanding this audience as word gets out on Brompton Tales. We’ve had such fun with the series and are now looking forward to developing more shows aimed at the pre-school audience, some of which are already in pre-production”