BBC announces the time of the Ethel and Ernest broadcast.

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The time of the first TV broadcast of Ethel and Ernest has been announced by the BBC. It will be on BBC One in the peak time slot of 7:30 to 9pm on Wednesday 28th December.


Part of the Radio Times online announcement

BBC Breakfast report on the making of Ethel and Ernest

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Ethel and Ernest received great coverage this morning on BBC Breakfast ahead of its cinema release on October 28th.

Tim Muffett’s report had interviews with crew members from Lupus Films, and also included an interview with Raymond Briggs at his home in Sussex.

It was also featured on BBC’s South East Today as a regional news item because Raymond lives in Sussex.


BBC South East Today lunchtime news coverage

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BBC South East Today evening news coverage


BBC Breakfast coverage


Tim Muffett and Raymond Briggs






BBC Breakfast report on Ethel and Ernest

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With the premiere successfully under our belt our attention is now turning to the release date of the film in cinemas on October 28th.

Earlier in the year reporter Tim Muffett and a BBC crew were in the Lupus Films studio. They were filming for the BBC Breakfast programme (from 6am, BBC One and the BBC News Channel). Their report is being aired on Wednesday 19th October, and will include a recent interview with Raymond Briggs.


Animation director Peter Dodd being interviewed by Tim Muffett for BBC Breakfast

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