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Tiger who came to Tea, The

Original title: Tiger who came to Tea, The
UK, 2019, 24 min.

Director: Robin Shaw
Production company:
Lupus films
Unit 212,
24-28 Hatton Wall,
London, EC1N 8JH
Phone: +44 203 227 0490

Co-producers: Channel 4
Age recommendation: 5 years and up
Film genre: Animation

The film follows a young girl, Sophie, and her Mummy, who are waiting for daddy to return home when they receive a rather unexpected guest, Tiger — who then proceeds to ransack the kitchen cupboards…

Written by the revered Judith Kerr OBE, who celebrates her 95th Birthday in June 2019, The Tiger Who Came to Tea has sold over 5 million copies since it was first published in 1968. Inspired by Judith’s daughter Tacy, the story of Sophie and her extraordinary, stripy tea-time guest has enchanted generations of children and has become a timeless classic.

Tampere 2020

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