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Congratulations Kathryn and Darrell – our Holiday Raffle winners!

Saturday, January 1st, 2011

Thanks to all the people who submitted their names for our contest, today I drew names out of a hat for the Holiday Raffle, and I’m happy to announce our winners, Kathryn and Darrell! The winners are being emailed and their calendars will be shipped out on Monday. Happy New Year!

World of Invention on Region 2 DVD and possible amusement park ride

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010

In the latest Wallace and Gromit’s Cracking Newsletter we learned that the Region 2 DVD release of Wallace and Gromit’s World of Invention is now available in the aardstore! No word yet on other region releases, so it looks like those of us in the US will still have to wait. Other big news this […]

Holiday Raffle! (US residents only please)

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010

The great folks at who recently release custom cards and calendars featuring Wallace and Gromit have sent me 3 Danilo Wallace and Gromit 2011 wall calendars, 2 of which I’m raffling off on this site to US residents! CLICK HERE TO ENTER THE RAFFLE Winners will be announced and calendars shipped in the first […]

Wallace and Gromit to Grace Radio Times Holiday Issue Cover!

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

For the second time this year (and the second holiday cover) Wallace and Gromit will be appearing on the December 18-31. Click image for high-res 3.3M version of the cover More information via Amy Brill of the BBC: Radio Times runs aptly snowy Wallace & Gromit cover for its Christmas issue Radio Times has shot […]

Holiday stamp goodies and World of Invention Magazine

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

First up, I received an email from Andy Grey of Post Office Ltd who let me know of this great little countdown widget for getting your Royal Mail Christmas mailings out on time: Get the Countdown Creator Pro widget and many other great free widgets at Widgetbox! Not seeing a widget? (More info) He also […]

World of Invention begins and Cracking Contraptions Manual

Friday, November 12th, 2010

On November 3rd the first episode Wallace and Gromit’s new World of Invention series began on BBC One, and viewers were treated to a second episode on Wednesday the 10th. Here’s hoping they release it on DVD in the States pretty quick so us US-bound fans can see it! For now I’ll have to suffice […] now offers Wallace and Gromit cards and calendars!

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010

Want that perfect, personalized, card for your favorite Wallace and Gromit fan? How about a 2011 calendar? has the answer! Outside of the Wallace and Gromit card: Inside of the Wallace and Gromit card: To order this card, head over to And the calendar… To see all the images for the months and […]

Wallace and Gromit grace the cover of Radio Times, again!

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

Back in 2008 I was pleased to announce that Wallace and Gromit Grace Cover of Radio Times, in preparation for the release of A Matter of Loaf and Death. I’m delighted to be able to share that they made the cover once again, this time for their upcoming World of Invention series! Thanks to Amy […]

BBC Wallace and Gromit site launched!

Saturday, October 23rd, 2010

I mentioned in the last post that a new splash page had been put up for the new Wallace and Gromit’s World of Invention series on BBC. Well, I’m happy to announce that the site has gone fully live! Complete with a game (which I really should stop playing and go to sleep!), kits and […]

BBC Wallace and Gromit site and Canterbury Anifest!

Thursday, October 7th, 2010

This week by a representative from the BBC who let me know that they had launched their “coming up” page for Wallace and Gromit’s World Of Invention series! It’s pretty sparse at the moment, but you can check it out here: I’m pretty excited to see what ends up there! The buzz around this […]