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Toby's Travelling Circus makes DVD debut

Milkshake's pre-school animation takes to DVD on October 28th.
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Channel 5 Milkshake's stop motion animation, Toby's Travelling Circus will be arriving on DVD for the first time this October.

The pre-school animation from Komixx Entertainment follows the adventures of seven year old Toby, the ringmaster of a travelling circus and has enjoyed success on Channel 5 since its launch in September 2012.

Partnering with Delta Leisure, the new DVD will hit shelves from October 28th this year.

Jessica Symons, head of children's, Channel 5 Milkshake, said: "It was clear from the strength of the characters, stores and production that Toby's Travelling Circus was going to be a big hit with our audience.

"We're very happy to have been proved right, with the show's unique visual appeal and emphasis on practice and teamwork striking a real chord with children and parents alike."

Joint CEO and head of film and TV, Komixx Entertainment, Andrew Cole-Bulgin, added: "We are delighted with the DVD deal and the appointment of Delta.

"They've shown an in-depth understanding of the Toby's Travelling Circus brand, as well as demonstrating that they are committed to working with us closely.

"We recognise the presses that there are on the retail community currently, and we know e have to create an enhanced offering to appeal to both retailers and their customers."

From the animation team behind Fantastic Mr Fox, Toby's Travelling Circus is aimed at children aged three to six years old.

Charle Webster, director of product and marketing, Delta, said: "We are very excited that Toby's Travelling Circus has joined the Delta family.

"The show has built up a considerable following on Channel 5's Milkshake and we are sure that Toby's legions of fans will welcome the release of its first DVD."

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