CBeebies Christmas special returning to UK cinemas (exclusive)

Screen | 9/18/2019 | Michael Rosser
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Modern Films, the UK distribution and production banner led by Eve Gabereau, has partnered with the BBC for a second year in taking on the UK theatrical rights to the annual CBeebies Christmas Show and is planning an event cinema release.

Through its family-focused brand, Modern Films Family, the company has booked the stage production of Hansel & Gretel into more than 300 UK cinemas including Cineworld, Vue, Odeon, Showcase and Picturehouse Cinemas from November 30 to December 1. Encore screenings are being planned throughout December.

Version - Grimm - Fairytale - Music - Costumes

This version of the Grimm fairytale will feature 1980s-inspired music and costumes.

The screenings will include exclusive content specially-made for the cinema, which will be co-produced by Modern Films. This will include popular CBeebies performer Justin Fletcher in the new piece A Christmas Trail and will feature a bespoke sing-a-long for cinema audiences only.

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