Peppa Pig

British preschool animated television series

Peppa Pig is a British preschool animated television series aimed at two to five year olds, though many other ages from five to fifty year olds also enjoy the childrens show. It was created, directed and produced by Astley Baker Davies. It originally aired on 31 May 2004. Peppa Pig is distributed by E1 Kids. To date, six seasons have been aired. It is shown in 180 countries.[1]

Peppa Pig
Created by
Written by
Directed by
  • Neville Astley
  • Mark Baker
  • Phillip Hall (2011)
  • Joris van Hulzen (2011)
Narrated byJohn Sparkes
Theme music composerJulian Nott
Composer(s)Julian Nott
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original language(s)English
No. of series6
No. of episodes303 (list of episodes)
Producer(s)Phil Davies
Running time5 minutes
(later 30 minutes (3 10-minute segments))
Production company(s)
  • Contender Entertainment Group (2004–2009)
  • Entertainment One (2009–present)

Nick Jr. (2004-2017)

Milkshake! (2004-2020)

Nick Jr. Too (2004-present)

BBC One (2005-present)

BBC Two (2006-present)
Picture formatHDTV
Original release31 May 2004 (2004-05-31) –
Related showsBen & Holly's Little Kingdom
Other websites


A train with a picture of the most popular pig in the world, in this case, Peppa Pig.[2]

In every Peppa Pig episode, the family of Peppa Pig does a variety of different activities. Mostly, the episodes are about Peppa Pig playing with her other animal friends.

List of charactersEdit

Pig FamilyEdit

  • Peppa Pig - A cheeky little pig. Her hobbies include jumping in muddy puddles, playing with Teddy, going to playgroup, playing Happy Mrs. Chicken, and playing dress up.
  • George Pig
  • Dinosaur- George Pig's toy dinosaur
  • Mummy Pig
  • Daddy Pig
  • Grandpa Pig
  • Granny Pig
  • Uncle Pig
  • Auntie Pig
  • Cousin Chloe
  • Cousin Alexander

Rabbit FamilyEdit

  • Rebecca Rabbit - Peppa's friend. Her hobby is making a special noise.
  • Richard Rabbit
  • Miss Rabbit
  • Mrs. Rabbit
  • Mr. Rabbit
  • Grampy Rabbit
  • Rosie & Robbie Rabbit

Sheep FamilyEdit

  • Suzy Sheep - Peppa's best friend. Her hobby is dancing.
  • Mummy Sheep
  • Charlotte Sheep

Cat FamilyEdit

  • Candy Cat - One of Peppa's friends. Her hobby is skipping.
  • Mrs. Cat
  • Mr. Cat

Dog FamilyEdit

  • Danny Dog - Peppa's friend. His hobby is banging a drum.
  • Mrs. Dog
  • Granddad Dog
  • Captain Dog
  • Granny Dog

Pony FamilyEdit

  • Pedro Pony - Peppa's friend. His hobby is performing magic tricks.
  • Mrs. Pony
  • Dr. Pony

Zebra FamilyEdit

  • Zoe Zebra - A zebra. Her hobby is singing.
  • Mrs. Zebra
  • Postman Mr. Zebra
  • Zuzu & Zaza Zebra

Elephant FamilyEdit

Emily Elephant
Peppa Pig character
First appearanceEmily Elephant (episode)
Created byNeville Astley
Mark Baker
Voiced byJulia Moss (UK; series 2–4)
Stara Bal (series 5)
Chloe Dolandis
Full nameEmily “Emilia” Elephant
AliasesPeppa Pig
FamilyEdmond Elephant
Dr. Elephant
Mrs. Elephant
  • Emily Elephant - Peppa's friend. Her hobby is playing the recorder.
  • Edmond Elephant
  • Dr. Elephant
  • Mrs. Elephant

Fox FamilyEdit

  • Freddy Fox - Peppa's friend.
  • Mr. Fox
  • Mrs. Fox

Kangaroo FamilyEdit

  • Kylie Kangaroo - Peppa's friend.
  • Joey Kangaroo
  • Mrs. Kangaroo
  • Mr. Kangaroo

Wolf FamilyEdit

  • Wendy Wolf - Peppa's friend.
  • Mr. Wolf
  • Mrs. Wolf
  • Granny Wolf

Goat FamilyEdit

  • Gabriella Goat - Peppa's friend.
  • Signor Goat
  • Uncle Goat
  • Auntie Goat

Giraffe FamilyEdit

  • Gerald Giraffe - Peppa's new friend.
  • Mr. Giraffe
  • Mrs. Giraffe

Mole FamilyEdit

  • Molly Mole - Peppa's friend.
  • Mrs. Mole
  • Mr. Mole


  1. "Peppa Pig moved from Labour event". BBC News. 10 March 2015.
  2. "Peppa Pig | Official Site | Welcome to the grown ups site for Peppa Pig". Peppa Pig (en_US). Retrieved 2019-10-18.