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The Big Knights

The Big Knights "Knights in Distress"

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

The exploits of Sir Boris, Sir Morris and their noble pets, Sir Horace the dog and Sir Doris the hamster. The brothers are the height of two men, the weight of four and have the strength of sixteen. They are also very aristocratic and very stupid. They ride out from their home, Castle Big, in search of adventure.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: The Big Knights "Knights in Distress"

    Directed by: Mark BAKER, Neville ASTLEY

    Country: United Kingdom

    Year of production: 1999

    Running time: 09 min 30 s × 13 episodes

  • Technique


    Techniques used: 2D computer

    Process: Colour

  • Credits

    Directed by: Mark BAKER, Neville ASTLEY

    Production: THE BIG KNIGHTS LTD., Claire JENNINGS

    Distribution: BBC WORLDWIDE LIMITED, Nicola RAJSKA

    Script: Mark Baker, Neville Astley, Gary Parker, John Sparkes

    Graphics: Mark Baker

    Layout: Martyn Jones

    Animation: Neville Astley

    Camera: Andy Bladzell, Simon Lipowicz (Celaction 2D)

    Music: Pete Baikie

    Sound: Hillary Wyatt, Richard Lambert

    Editing: Lorna Hardy

    Voice: Brian Blessed, David Rintoul, Timothy West, Prunella Scales, Xander Armstrong, Enn Reitell, Morwenna Banks, John Sparkes, Brian Sewell, Summer Strallen, Scarlet Strallen, Kate Robbins, Gordon Kennedy