BLE19 Preview: BBC Studios

Hey Duggee is joined by down-under doggie Bluey, Phillip Pullman meets Terry Pratchet and BBC Studios champions greener living through BBC Earth

Written by Rhys Thomas

Posted 19.09.2019 | Events

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BBC Studios

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The last 12 months have been a great success for BBC Studios, which will be showcasing a widening range of properties and brands at BLE 2019.

Bluey

Children’s properties are looking strong, with top dogs Duggee and Bluey taking centrestage. While Hey Duggee will be celebrating its fifth birthday on CBeebies in December, Australian hit series Bluey will be arriving at BLE for the first time, announcing an expanded partnership with Moose Toys. 

Doctor Who continues to go from strength to strength, with the launch of series 12 expected in early 2020. In the past year, the brand has expand into a Madame Tussaud waxwork, escape rooms across the UK, and its first ever VR game. BBC Studios will also be revealing an exciting partnership with Doctor Who and Build A Bear, with new plush, outfits and accessories available from spring 2020.

New brands His Dark Materials and The Watch are brilliant additions to the slate which give BBC Studios all merchandise rights to the two BBC series. His Dark Materials sees Phillip Pullman’s best-selling trilogy brought to life like never before, while The Watch is a fantasy police thriller based on the renowned Discworld novels by Sir Terry Pratchett.

Finally, BBC Earth continues to lead the conversation around sustainability in fashion, raising awareness at London Fashion Week in February. Recent product collaborations have included Mother of Pearl, People Tree, Teemill and S’Well, with more exciting partnerships to come.


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