1ST ‘WATERSHIP DOWN’

  1ST ‘WATERSHIP DOWN’
PHOTOS FROM BBC ADAPTATION
don’t know if you can really believe it, but we are less than two months away from Christmas! BBC always prepares traditional TV delights for festive viewing, and this year you will enjoy mini series WATERSHIP DOWN which will also air later on Netflix worldwide. The forthcoming small screen adaptation of Richard Adams‘ timeless classic will also feature song Fire on Fire by Sam Smith, which he recorded with BBC Concert Orchestra. BBC has released the first photos from the film featuring main characters Hazel (voiced by James McAvoy), Fiver (Nicholas Hoult), Bigwig (John Boyega), Clover (Gemma Arterton) and Strawberry (Olivia Colman) among others. The stellar voice cast also includes Rosamund Pike, Taron Egerton, Gemma Chan, Rory Kinnear, Tom Wilkinson, Ben Kingsley and others. The mini series will air in two hour and a half long episodes.

 

THE STORY OF WATERSHIP DOWN
adapted for the screen by Tom Bidwell, uses Richard Adams’ bestselling novel as its source to bring an innovative interpretation to the beloved classic. Set in the idyllic rural landscape of southern England, this tale of adventure, courage and survival follows a band of rabbits on their flight from theintrusion of man and the certain destruction of their home. Led by a stout-hearted pair of brothers, they journey forth from their native SandlefordWarren through the harrowing trials posed by predators and adversaries, towards a promised land and a more perfect society.

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