"Bing’s Christmas and Other Stories" launches in Great Britain, Ireland in widest-ever nationwide cinema release

The release serves as the largest distribution of the special episode compilation, featuring bespoke additional content, since its premiere in 2019.

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"Bing’s Christmas and Other Stories" will soon become available to viewers across Great Britain and Ireland as the seasonal cinema presentation in 119 cinemas, the largest distribution of the special episode compilation, featuring bespoke additional content, since its premier in 2019.  In addition, Acamar Films, the independent producer and distributor of Bing has teamed up with Showcase Cinemas, The Light and Vue Entertainment to bring the 59 minute cinema package to Bingsters and their families beginning today, 24 November.

Acamar Films has produced four special cinema packages since the series first premiered on CBeebies in 2014: "Bing at the Cinema,"  "Bing and His Friends at the Cinema"  and "Bing’s Animal Stories." The cinema presentations, each featuring favorite episodes as well as new content, have been viewed by audiences in the UK, Italy, the Netherlands and Poland. 

“'Bing’s Christmas and Other Stories' is becoming something of a Christmas tradition which is wonderful to see,” Katie Rollings, Chief Licensing Officer, Acamar Films said. “Bing’s Christmas and Other Stories is a delightful presentation, perfect for a toddler’s first trip to the cinema with stories that provide opportunities for young children and their parents to explore the heightened emotions which can come at Christmas: the frustrations and disappointments as well as the joy, excitement, discovery and love of the season.”

"Bing’s Christmas and Other Stories" is a seasonal compilation which includes the extended Bing Christmas special, ‘It’s Christmas’ plus the episodes "Leaf Pictures," ‘Face Paint’ and "Puppet Show." In between the episodes, families are encouraged to point and shout at the screen to interact with specially-created games such as a matching game and on-screen jigsaw puzzle, all introduced by Bing character, Pico the Post Mouse. The screenings will be supported across the social channels of Acamar Films as well as through the cinema partners’ own marketing channels. 

Bing’s Christmas and Other Stories is becoming something of a Christmas tradition which is wonderful to see. Bing’s Christmas and Other Stories is a delightful presentation, perfect for a toddler’s first trip to the cinema with stories that provide opportunities for young children and their parents to explore the heightened emotions which can come at Christmas: the frustrations and disappointments as well as the joy, excitement, discovery and love of the season.” Katie Rollings Chief Licensing Officer, Acamar Films

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