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DHX Brands premieres new Teletubbies at BFI Southbank

The new series will hit screens on November 9th on CBeebies.
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The consumer-products arm of DHX Media, DHX Brands, has premiered the new series of Teletubbies this weekend at the BFI on London’s South Bank.

The new series will air November 9th on CBeebies, where presenter Fearne Cotton will join Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po as one the Voice Trumpets.

Cotton also attended the premiere this weekend, alongside other guests including Adele Silva, Cat Sandion, Dan Snow, Laura Carmichael, Jennifer Saunders, Imogen Thomas, Lady Edwina Grosvenor and Vanessa Feltz.

Cotton said: “It was so much fun seeing the new episodes on the big screen, and hearing my voice was surreal.

“It’s really nice to be back doing kid’s TV again; everyone has been so excited when I tell them I’m in Teletubbies. I’m going to win serious brownie points from my kids."

The new Teletubbies series also features the voices of Jane Horrocks, Daniel Rigby, Jim Broadbent and Antonia Thomas.

Over 50 leading licensing deals have also been announced since the return of the Teletubbies.

Tor Bushell, VP of brand management at DHX Brands, added: “It’s been wonderful to see the excitement both in the industry and more widely amongst the public for the return of the Teletubbies.

“We have worked with our partners to really pull out all the stops on this launch, and we’re looking forward to sharing the new Teletubbies with the world.”

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