Little Monsters (TV series)

Little Monsters is a British animated children's cartoon that ran from 1998 on BBC1 Plymouth and CBBC then repeats on CiTV in 2001, being co–produced by Collingwood O'Hare, Ealing Studios, Contender Entertainment Group and Pacifier Pictures Limited (a joint venture between Flicks Films, VGi Entertainment, CBBC and GMTV). The show was based on the books of the same name by Tony Garth, focusing on a different central mischievous and eccentric child.

Little Monsters
GenreChildren's TV
Developed byRussell Neale Dever
Written byJimmy Hibbert
Directed byTony Garth
Voices ofDavid Holt
Richard Pearce
Janet James
Jill Shilling
Melissa Sinden
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original language(s)English
No. of episodes52
Editor(s)Lincoln Anderson
Kenny Mark Wharton
Running time52 × 5 minute
Original networkBBC South West / CBBC in 1998
ITV Network (CITV) in 2001
First shown inSeptember 1998
Original release14 September –
31 December 1998


First broadcast in 1998, the five-minute episodes of Little Monsters were co-produced by Ealing Studios and CBBC. Little Monsters was also translated into Scottish Gaelic, known as: Na Bleigeardan. In France, it was broadcast by TF1, under the title: Petites Crapules, in Germany on Super RTL as: Kleine Monsters, in Italy on RAI2 and RAI1 as: Adorabili Pesti and in Portugal on TVI as: Os Traquinas

In 2010, the programme was also broadcast in Spain, South Africa, Israel, the Middle East, Singapore, China, South Korea, Japan, and Latin Europe. The Gaelic version originally aired on BBC One Scotland from 5 January 2001 to 2 April 2001, repeated from September to November 2001 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. It then aired on BBC Two Scotland and BBC Alba. The rights to the series are still owned, and controlled by Russell Neale Dever, in collaboration with Ian Harding. The distribution rights are controlled by Foothill Entertainment, Santa Barbara, United States.

it was shown repeatedly on CiTV in 2001.


External linksEdit

  • [1] – ABC Website
  • [2] BBC Alba Website