September 2, 2019
Dave Spud Premieres on CITV September 2nd
Dave Spud. Just an ordinary kid. An average boy. AN UNWITTING CREATOR OF CHAOS. Dave, Grimsby’s own magnet for disaster, is a fighter against the odds and our unlikely hero. He knows that no matter how rubbish things get, there is always room for them to get worse. BUT BRING IT ON! For Dave and his Spud family are united – together they WILL prevail and do so with GUSTO!!! Side note: And be back in time for tea.
The star voice cast includes talent such as Philip Glenister, Arthur Smith, Lisa Hammond, Jane Horrocks, Gina Yashere, and Johnny Vegas as Dave Spud. Brit Awards-winning electronic music duo Basement Jaxx (Felix Buxton and Simon Ratcliffe) have created the music and soundtrack to the series.
Dave Spud is an animated series created and directed by Ed Foster. Award-winning Writer David Ingham (Shaun the Sheep, Luo Bao Bei, Peppa Pig) also features on the series writing team along with Steve Box, James Moran, Alex Collier, Denise Cassar, Tim Bain, Ciaran Murtagh and Andrew Barnett Jones.
The Rubbish World of Dave Spud is being Produced by Iain Harvey (The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Little Princess, War Game) at The Illuminated Film Company, with animation at Cloth Cat Animation.
Dave Spud has been commissioned for CITV by Paul Mortimer, Director of Digital Channels. It is scheduled for first broadcast on September 2nd 2019.