Archive for September, 2004

Shaun gets his own television show on CBBC!

Friday, September 24th, 2004

BBC has announced plans for a 40 part series by Aardman staring the beloved Shaun the sheep, from A Close Shave. It will air on CBBC, the Children’s BBC network. The 40-part series, commissioned from Aardman Animations, begins production at the end of the year and will be transmitted on CBBC in 2006. Click […]

Scientists embark on study monitoring children watching Wallace and Gromit

Wednesday, September 8th, 2004

According to this article from Scientists are hoping to learn more about how children respond to facial expressions by monitoring their reactions to Wallace and Gromit. … “Gromit [the dog] is non-speaking yet young children engage with him strongly,” said Professor Graham Collingridge, of the university’s neuroscience department. “So the facial expressions he uses […]