BBC Children’s takes one-off Rosie Special

Everythings_RosieUK public broadcaster the BBC has picked up a special feature length version of popular preschool animated series Everything’s Rosie, TBI has learned.

The 24-minute special is a coproduction between UK indie producer V&S Entertainment and the Qatari state backed kids channel JCC.

BBC preschool channel CBeebies has the regular Everything’s Rosie series and will put the special out in early 2014.

The one-off instalment of the series – ‘When You Wish Upon an Oak’ – follows Rosie and her friends in a race against time to find out the age of Oakley the tree and to give him a birthday surprise.

V&S also distributes the series internationally.

Managing director Vickie Corner said: said: “Extended episodes for preschool series are not often created these days due to budget restrictions however we were determined to produce a brand new special for Rosie to celebrate the success of the most recent series.”

The series is aimed at 3-to-6s and there are now four seasons and 104 of the regular 11-minute episodes.

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