BBC One announces Zog And The Flying Doctors for Christmas 2020

BBC One and Magic Light Pictures announced the animated adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s children’s book Zog And The Flying Doctors for Christmas 2020.

Zog is back for Christmas 2020!

BBC One Zog And The Flying Doctors
Image: BBC Pictures

After the roaring success of Zog in 2018, the new half hour animated production will see Zog, Pearl and Gadabout flying as a flying doctor trio, caring for creatures including a mermaid, a unicorn and a sneezy lion. However when bad weather forces them to land at the palace, Pearl is locked up by her uncle, the king. Zog and Gadabout try to set her free. However when their attempts fail, Pearl has to come up with the best way of all to regain her freedom.

Charlotte Moore, Director of Content, BBC, says: “BBC One will be home to another favourite Donaldson and Scheffler adaptation for Christmas 2020, once again continuing our collaboration with the award winning Magic Light Pictures on the fabulously original sequel to the best-selling Zog – Zog And The Flying Doctors.”

Other titles by Magic light include this years The Snail And The Whale which will premiere on BBC One this Christmas.

We’ll keep you updated with any NEW 2020 Christmas announcements!!

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