Blowing Our Own Crumpet !!
Recording of series 1 of children’s animation series “The Crumpets” is complete and awaits it’s premiere at the Cannes Film Festival in October.
The Crumpets (formerly Les Crumpets) is a comedy animation about a family (of the same name) and their shenanigans of family life. April Media Productions won the contract to record the first series of 52 episodes of the English adaptation and auditioned for local young actors to perform the voices of 2 characters. The other characters have been recorded in other UK and New York studio’s.
Joseph Pollock, 12 from Plymouth (shown above) gained the role of the lead character “L’il One”, who’s the mischievous son. Joseph has recently performed on stage at Torquay and in Belfast as ‘Benji’ alongside Jason Donovan as part of the national tour of Priscilla Queen of the Desert and at the Theatre Royal, Plymouth in An Inspector Calls.
The character of “The King” was played by Alex Luscombe, also 12 from Plymouth.
The series will have its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival in October 2014 and should be hitting screens worldwide in 2015