About Astley Baker Davies


Astley Baker Davies are the Producers and Creators of Peppa Pig the pre-school animation series. To date 104 episodes and one TV Special have been made and the studio is currently in production on more episodes to be aired in 2009.

Astley Baker Davies are presently in production on another children's animation series, Ben & Holly's Little Kingdom which will be first first aired in 2009 on Nick Jr UK and channels around the world.

Neville Astley and Mark Baker created and directed the BBC television series The Big Knights (Award for Best Television Series, Annecy 2001). At present (2009) there are plans afoot to release the entire 13 episodes of The Big Knights, remastered in Widescreen format on DVD and in HD 1080p.

Neville Astley and Mark Baker have been collaborating since 1994, on commercials, title sequences and short films, including Jolly Roger.

Neville Astley's short film Trainspotter, co-directed with Jeff Newitt, was nominated for a BAFTAŽ and won the Edinburgh Festival’s McLaren Award.

Phil Davies produced Six of One (BAFTAŽ Nominated in 2001), Donkey Town, Emma 18 and Home.

Mark Baker’s short films, The Hill Farm, The Village and Jolly Roger have all been OscarŽ nominated and have won major awards around the world, including a BAFTAŽ award and the Annecy Grand Prix (for The Hill Farm).


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