Little Charley Bear

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Little Charley Bear
Genre Children's
Created by Daniel Pickering, Anthony Haylock
Directed by Mark Woollard
Starring James Corden
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of episodes 52
Running time 7 min
Production company(s) Chapman Entertainment
Original network BBC
Picture format 16:9
Original release 10 January 2011 (2011-01-10)

Little Charley Bear is a 3D-CGI-Animated television show created by Daniel Pickering and Anthony Haylock. [1] Narrated by James Corden, Little Charley Bear takes viewers on a journey into the world of let's pretend, where anything is possible.[2]

Little Charley Bear made his TV debut in January 2011 on CBeebies[3] The show has been sold into more than 80 territories. [4]

In 2012, a one off stage version was made, Little Charley Bear and His Christmas Adventure written and directed by Brian Herring.[5]

In 2013, DreamWorks Animation bought the rights to Chapman Entertainment's library and children’s shows.[6] In 2016, dreamworks was bought by Universal Television.


  1. ^ Little Charley Bear on IMDb
  2. ^ "By Comments James Corden to narrate pre-school series". Mirror (UK). 3 Jan 2011. Retrieved 17 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "CBeebies Programmes - Little Charley Bear". BBC. Retrieved 5 January 2011. 
  4. ^ "Charley Bear enters 80th territory". Broadcast. 24 April 2012. Retrieved 17 December 2013. 
  5. ^ "Little Charley Bear and His Christmas Adventure". Time Out (London). 5 Oct 2012. Retrieved 17 December 2013. 
  6. ^ "DreamWorks Animation Buys Chapman Entertainment Library". Variety. 18 September 2013. Retrieved 17 December 2013.