According to Christopher Lee
, not only was this film never properly announced by the press, it was also wrongly trailed by a repeat sign when first aired on Channel 4. This could explain why it was virtually ignored by critics throughout. See more
When the lion invites the mouse to a disputation, your majesty, the mouse, however fond he may be of arguing, would do well to avoid the disputation if he can; for the poor mouse does not know which to fear most: losing the argument or winning it.