Aardman Animations

Bristol Is Ready For Channel 4

Kerry McCarthy | Posted 16.10.2017 | UK Politics
Kerry McCarthy

There is a real buzz about the city these days, which is attracting new creative professionals to Bristol. But Bristol's bid for Channel 4 is also about unleashing the potential of the multicultural citizens who already live and work here, many of whom have unique perspectives and valuable ideas that could feed in to Channel 4 programming. With 35% of our population aged under 24, the talent pool from which to draw is huge.

Caroline Frost

EXCLUSIVE: Behind The Scenes On The Sheep Floor At Aardman Studios...

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 15.02.2015 | UK Entertainment

From the outside, it all looks pretty conventional - a neat, unassuming building tucked away in a corner of an industrial park on the edges of Bristol...

Caroline Frost

Shaun The Sheep's Boss Reveals Film 'Felt Too Easy'

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 09.02.2015 | UK Entertainment

Aardman Animations have done it again, with ‘Shaun the Sheep’ garnering universal praise and chuckles for its simple tale of a little sheep gettin...

Ed Miliband Has A New Plasticine Doppelganger

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 28.01.2015 | UK Politics

Political commentators who make the link between Ed Miliband and the star of 'Wallace and Gromit' can finally change that broken record. The latest...

3 Key Pieces Of Advice From The Amazing Morph

Caroline Frost | Posted 03.09.2014 | UK Entertainment
Caroline Frost

On the day that the world's arguably biggest, definitely first, plasticine superstar climbs back out of his pencil case and makes his return to public life, he has found time in his red carpet schedule to join in HuffPostUK's third birthday celebrations, with these three golden nuggets of advice.

You're Not Tripping... Morph Is Really Back

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK Entertainment

If you spot a familiar little terracotta plasticine figure this week, you're forgiven for thinking you must be hallucinating your way back into the la...

Bring Back Morph!

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 30.10.2013 | UK

If you grew up in the 70s or 80s, the chances are you’ll be familiar with a little Plasticine man named Morph. Fashioned simply out of clay, Mor...

Tom Morris and His Testing Times at the Bristol Old Vic

Jason Holmes | Posted 27.09.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

Morris is adamant that Britain is in what he calls 'a really weird state of extraordinary creative health'. 'The cultural centre is healthy and has enormous capacity to grow,' he says, 'but we have all sorts of old-fashioned knee-jerk resistances to embracing that opportunity.' The trick, therefore, is to free the UK of its default setting of archaic mores and systems of thought.

INTERVIEW: Hugh Grant - 'It's Very Nice Not To Get Up Early'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.11.2012 | UK Entertainment

Hugh Grant, best known for his foppish-boy-next-door-in-love roles, has taken on an almightily different challenge as the voice of Pirate Captain for ...

Look Who's Back!

PA | Posted 21.03.2012 | UK Entertainment

Animated star Morph is to make a return to children's TV, 35 years after he made his debut. The orange modelling clay figure and his mischievous si...

TRAILER: Have Aardman Done It Again?

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 20.04.2012 | UK Entertainment

Here is the latest fantasy adventure from Aardman Animations, and if the trailer is anything to go by, it's going to be spectacularly good fun. Voi...

Sarah Dean

VIDEO: Behind The Scenes With Pirates

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Dean | Posted 06.01.2012 | UK Entertainment

"Any animator who comes to work at Aardman has to make Morph. Pete and Dave give them a lump of brown plasticine and see what they can do," says head ...