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Over the last few years the BBC have created TV adaptations of the children's books by actor David Walliams.
This was the first and in my opinion the best. It is fast paced, warm hearted and importantly, funny. It also can boast a top notch cast in the major roles.
It's the sort of chocolate family Christmas viewing that has been missing from schedules for years, and you can see based on the success of this one why the BBC have now started repeating the trick with Walliams' other books. With mixed results too I hasten to add.
Well worth a watch if you can get a copy of the DVD.
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