Ben & Holly's Little Kingdom

British cartoon series

Ben & Holly's Little Kingdom is a British children’s animated TV show.[2] The show was created by Neville Astley and Mark Baker. The music is produced by Julian Nott, who is noted for his Wallace and Gromit and Peppa Pig scores.[3]

Ben & Holly's Little Kingdom
Created byMark Baker & Neville Astley
Written byNeville Astley
Mark Baker
Directed byMark Baker
Neville Astley
Phillip Hall (2012)
Joris van Hulzen (2012)
Opening themeBen and Holly's Little Kingdom opening theme
Composer(s)Julian Nott
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original language(s)English
No. of series2
No. of episodes104 (list of episodes)
Producer(s)Phil Davies
Running time104 x 11 minutes
Production company(s)Astley Baker Davies
The Elf Factory
Rubber Duck Entertainment (2008)
E1 Kids/Entertainment One Family (2009–2012)
DistributorContender Entertainment Group (2008-2009)
Entertainment One (2009-present)
Original networkChannel 5 (2009-2020)

Nick Jr. (2009-2014)

Nickelodeon (2009-2012)

BBC Two (2009-present)
Picture formatHDTV
Audio formatStereo
First shown inUnited Kingdom
Original release6 April 2008 (2008-04-06)[1] –
24 December 2013 (2013-12-24)
Other websites

It first aired on April 6, 2009 and ended in 2013. On May 3, 2019 a live on stage show about the show was announced.[4]


Episode Name First aired Episode description Notes Episode number in season
The Royal Picnic[5] April 6, 2009 The family goes to a picnic. They do not want a “jelly flood” to happen again. This is the first episode. First appearances of the family. 1


  1. Moody, Annemarie (27 March 2009). "Nick Jr. Welcomes Preschoolers to Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom". Animation World Network. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
  2. Crump, William D. (2019). Happy Holidays—Animated! A Worldwide Encyclopedia of Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and New Year's Cartoons on Television and Film. McFarland & Co. pp. 26–27. ISBN 9781476672939.
  3. "Julian Nott – Film Music Composer". Retrieved 2017-04-27.
  4. "Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom is coming to Hull New Theatre". 3 May 2019.
  5. "Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom".