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Raa Raa the Noisy Lion (or simply Raa Raa) is a British stop motion animated children's television series first broadcast on 1 May 2011. In the UK it is shown on CBeebies. The series made its debut in the United States on Discovery Familia on 19 November 2012. It features a group of animal-based characters and their adventures and activities through the Jingly Jangly Jungle. The series is narrated by Lorraine Kelly. This series is produced by Chapman Entertainment. Two series of 26 episodes aired in 2011 and 2012. A third series commenced on 6 November 2017 on CBeebies.

Raa Raa the Noisy Lion
Also known as Raa Raa (for short)
Genre Animated
Created by Curtis Jobling
Developed by Peter Saunders
Creative director(s) Keith Chapman
Voices of Bradley Shedden
Tyler Coleman
Oliver Dillon
Mia Hann
Eden Jarrett
Max Miller
Jamie Oram
Narrated by Lorraine Kelly
Theme music composer Alan Coates and Kim Goody
Opening theme Raa Raa the Noisy Lion
Ending theme Raa Raa the Noisy Lion (Instrumental)
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of series 3
No. of episodes 53
Executive producer(s) Ian Mackinnon
Peter Saunders
Producer(s) Keith Chapman
Running time 10 mins
Production company(s) Chapman Entertainment (series 1-2)
DreamWorks Animation Television (series 3)
Mackinnon & Saunders
Distributor NBCUniversal Television Distribution
Original network CBeebies (UK)
Discovery Familia (US)
DreamWorks Channel (Asia and MENA)
First shown in 1 May 2011
Original release 1 May 2011 – present
External links
Official website


  • Raa Raa (voiced by Bradley Shedden, now by newcomer Tyler Coleman): A fun-loving noisy little lion.
  • Topsy (voiced by Eden Jarrett): She's a giraffe who loves to read and the tallest and oldest friend ever. She sometimes can be bossy, but it’s only because she wants to help her friends as best as she can.
  • Zebby (voiced by Mia Hann, now Audrey Newman): She's a kind gentle zebra who sometimes get hungry.
  • Huffty (voiced by Oliver Dillon, now Joshua Lester): He's an elephant who loves music and give his friends a ride on his train.
  • Ooo Ooo (voiced by Jamie Oram, now Alexander Molony): He's a monkey who's fun and likes to swing on vines.
  • Crocky (voiced by Max Miller, now Kassian Akhtar): He's a crocodile who likes to hang by the river and ride in his log boat.
  • Pia: a lively and expressive parrot who loves playing games. She was added in series 3.
  • Scuttle: a shy little spider who stands in the background. Like Pia, she was added in series 3.

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