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PRE-SCHOOL MONTH: Night Garden tops a million DVD sales

International DVD sales reach 1.2 million copies.
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With the programme now reaching audiences in 34 countries, BBC Worldwide has revealed that international DVD sales for pre-school hit In The Night Garden have broken through the one million mark.

The show has currently sold over 1.2 million copies across the world.

The largest DVD buying audience still comes from the UK, where over 900,000 units have been sold to date.

Elsewhere, the programme has sold nearly 70,000 units in Spain following its launch on TVE in September 2008. The debut ITNG DVD went straight to number one in the children's chart, as did the first Canadian release where it held onto the top spot in the Children's DTV listing for three consecutive weeks. Canadian sales of the DVD now exceed 11,000.

The Australian market has also seen success, with over 140,000 DVDs sold, while it is also popular with Polish audiences.

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