Fabulous Films to release The BFG (1989) on DVD and Blu-Ray

Fabulous Films will release a DVD and Blu-Ray edition of Cosgrove Hall‘s animated adaptation of The BFG. This follows other past and future releases including Wind in the Willows and Jamie and the Magic Torch.

Roald Dahl’s The BFG was first published in 1982. It was then adapted into an animated television movie by John Hambley. Made by Cosgrove Hall, it was first broadcast on the ITV network on Christmas day 1989. David Jason provided the voice of the giant, while the rest of the cast included Amanda Root, Angela Thorne, Don Henderson, Mollie Sugden and Frank Thornton among others.

Follow the adventures of lonely orphan girl Sophie as she meets her twenty-five foot high prince and is whisked off into the wonders of Dreamland. Tasked with harvesting dreams and blowing them into the minds of children with his magical trumpet, the Big Friendly Giant pulls Sophie into his magical Giant Country, full of Snozzcumbers and Whizzpoppers, to help him defeat the evil gargantuan grumps who are filling the heads of England’s children with fear and dread.

Synopsis from Fabulous Films

This news follows the other past and future physical media releases of Cosgrove Hall productions by Fabulous Films. These include Wind in the Willows and Jamie and the Magic Torch.

The BFG is available to pre-order on DVD and Blu-Ray from Amazon. According to Fabulous Films, it will be released on the 4th of March 2024.

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