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Revolting Rhymes Part One (2016)

Two half-hour animated films based on the much-loved rhymes written by Roald Dahl and illustrated by Quentin Blake.


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Credited cast:
Tamsin Greig ... Babysitter / Miss Maclahose / Grandma (voice)
Dominic West ... Wolf (voice)
Rob Brydon ... King / Rolf / Banker Pig (voice)
Bertie Carvel ... Magic Mirror / Huntsman / Senior Dwarf (voice)
Gemma Chan ... Snow White (voice)
Rose Leslie ... Red Riding Hood (voice)
David Walliams ... Rex / Twig Pig / Bystander (voice)
Dolly Heavey Dolly Heavey ... Young Red Riding Hood (voice)
Eden Muckle Eden Muckle ... Young Snow White (voice)
Dylan Issberner Dylan Issberner ... Boy (voice)
Amelie Forester-Evans Amelie Forester-Evans ... Girl (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Franciska Friede ... Schneewittchen (voice)
Dennis Storhøi ... Wolf / Norwegian


Based on the much-loved children's book written by Roald Dahl and illustrated by Quentin Blake, Revolting Rhymes takes the classic fairy tales of Little Red Riding Hood, Snow White, The Three Little Pigs, Jack and the Beanstalk and Cinderella, then mixes them together and serves them with a mischievous twist.

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English | Swedish

Release Date:

26 December 2016 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Es war einmal... nach Roald Dahl, Teil 1 See more »

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Based primarily on two stories from Roald Dahl's original book--"Snow White" and "Little Red Riding Hood"--but also features characters and dialogue from "The Three Little Pigs." See more »

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Roald Dahl Is King Of The Children's Story.
1 January 2018 | by stephenabellSee all my reviews

These half hour animated films are beautiful crafted as you can see elements of Quentin Blake's illustrations. There was never going to be anyway to create them perfectly and still make them soft enough to be lovable. I believe the animators struck the right balance. As for the vocal talents, well I have to say that this has the best cast I've ever heard. The voice of the big bad wolf not only holds menace and threat but also humour and affection.

I would recommend everybody to check these short animations out - they are beautiful, scary, and funny - absolutely awesome.

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