Aardman animation’s festive special will premiere in late 2021 on BBC One in the UK, and Netflix in the US.
Aardman has today announced a Shaun the Sheep seasonal special, which will premiere on BBC One in the UK, and Netflix in the US, Latin America, Spain, CIS, and Greece in late 2021.
In the half hour special, A Winter’s Tale from Shaun the Sheep, Shaun’s seasonal excitement turns to dismay when a farmhouse raid to get bigger stockings for the Flock inadvertently leads to Timmy going missing. Can Shaun get Timmy back before he becomes someone else’s present? Prepare for a ‘Santastic’ adventure as everyone learns the true value of Christmas!
The story of A Winter’s Tale from Shaun the Sheep comes from Giles Pilbrow and Mark Burton, with the script also written by Giles Pilbrow. It is directed by Steve Cox, produced by Richard Beek, and the Executive Producers are Mark Burton, Sarah Cox and Carla Shelley.
Production will begin towards the end of 2020.