Roald & Beatrix the Tail of the Curious Mouse

Roald & Beatrix: The Tail Of The Curious Mouse — Sky releases first images

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Roald & Beatrix: The Tail Of The Curious Mouse is the centrepiece of Sky One‘s Christmas 2020 schedule, and they’ve just released the first images.

Beatrix Potter sat at her famous writing desk, gazing through a snow-covered windowpane and Roald Dahl hiding in the potting shed. Just three of the first look images of Dawn French as Beatrix Potter and the all-star cast of the upcoming Sky original Roald & Beatrix: The Tail Of The Curious Mouse.

The uplifting 90-minute comedy drama airing on Sky One and streaming service NOW TV will form the key highlight of Sky’s festive schedule.

Roald & Beatrix: The Tail Of The Curious Mouse, is inspired by the true story of when a six-year old Roald Dahl set off on a big adventure to meet his favourite author, Beatrix Potter. It’s a magical story of what can happen when you are brave enough to follow your dreams…

Joining Dawn French will be a cast including Jessica Hynes, Rob Brydon, Alison Steadman, Nina Sosanya, Bill Bailey and Nick Mohammed, and introducing Harry Tayler as the young Roald Dahl.

This heart-warming Sky original, is produced by Hartswood Films (Sherlock, Dracula) for Sky Studios.

The full press release is here, along with a selection of other pictures from the new production. This joins our ever-growing Cultbox list of shows we must catch over the holidays. Will you be watching? Let us know in the comments.