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IT'S A PUPPET!
& finger puppets
& comic books
Grizzly Tales on DVD!
Tales for Gruesome Kids" has just crept on to DVD,
and you can win yourself a copy, and a Gruesome
of Granada Ventures - That's if you dare to
enter the draw....
The prize includes:
x DVD "Grizzly Tales: Monty's Python and Other Stories"
x Tie-in book "More Grizzly Tales" by Graham Rix
enter, simply send The Hound an email with the subject
heading Gruesome Giveaway. Your email should
include your full
name and contact address, including postcode.
The closing date for entries is Monday, 15th May 2006.
winning submission will be drawn after the closing date, and that
winner will be notified by email.
Giveaway is now closed.
for taking part!
Our "Gruesome" winner...
Grizzly Tales for
Gruesome Kids has been scaring up the ratings on
CiTV for quite some time now - the producers are
currently putting together
a 6th season of nasty stories!
The premise is frightfully simple. Each episode,
Uncle Grizzly invites us
into his rundown cinema (the Squeam Screen)
to watch another creepy tale
unspool in which a child falls foul of some 'orrible
fate. Those spooky
introductions are presented as stop-motion vignettes,
with Uncle Grizzly
stalking his filthy projection box, midst crawling
bugs and scuttling insects,
before the story unfolds in two dimensions. Nigel
Planer narrates with
hand-rubbing glee, building each sorry story to its
The series has crept on to some high-profile awards
lists. It collected two
nominations at the Children’s BAFTAs 2005, and it sneaked
off with the
Best Children’s Series prize at The British Animation
"Grizzly Tales: Monty's Python and Other Stories"
is a Granada
Ventures release, featuring eight frightful
Bugaboo Bear The
Grub a Blub Blub
The Butcher Boy Wolf
Fruit Bat The
Monty's Python Kiss
and Make Up
"From the folks who brought us those Wolves,
Witches and Giants,
this grizzly series isn't so much gruesome,
as great fun. The Guignol
is never too Grand, the fear factor never
too high. But the stories are
told with a glint in the eye and great gleeful
side-portions of relish..."
DVD and book goes to the first entry drawn after the closing date.
winner agree to having his/her name and location included on this
and addresses of entrants will not be disclosed to any third parties, or
any marketing purposes.
DVD is in PAL format, and is rated U in the United Kingdom.
but Toonhound can not replace faulty or incompatible discs.