Little Charley Bear becomes King for a Day

Little Charley Bear, the popular pre-school series for boys and girls, is celebrating the Queen’s Jubilee in style. A special episode titled ‘Charley Wishes’ is airing on 5th June at 9.10am on BBC Two, which sees Little Charley Bear become King for a day.

In this episode, Little Charley Bear draws a birthday cake with candles on top and is able to have all of his wishes granted. But when Charley becomes a King with a royal wizard to make all his wishes come true, he finds that not all wishes turn out how you expect. Even a King has to be careful what he wishes for.

This very funny and imaginative show also stars James Corden as the narrator. It encourages children to use their imagination to go on adventures through active role play.

Chapman Entertainment, the creators of Fifi and the Flowertots and Roary the RacingCar, produced the programme with CGI specialists, Annix, based at Pinewood Studios. Each episode is seven minutes long and the narrator provides Charley with guidance through the show, however it is Charley and his imagination that drives the story.

Other characters in the special ‘Charley Wishes’ episode of Little Charley Bear include Frozo: a penguin, Midge: a teddy bear, Rivet: a robot, Nibblit: a rabbit, Caramel: a cow and Bellarina: a ballerina.

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