Wallace and Gromit

British clay animation comedy series

Wallace and Gromit are the main characters in a series of animations by Aardman Animations. Wallace is an absent-minded inventor and Gromit is his faithful dog. They have starred in several short films for BBC television in the UK, and one full length feature film. Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit is the longest claymation film ever made. It was created in 5 years. It stars Peter Sallis as Wallace. Unfortunately, Peter Sallis died in 2017. He is now replaced by Ben Whitehead. In 2022, they announced a new film along with a sequel to Chicken Run. Not much is known about this new film, but it will be in cinemas in 2024. The old props from their films like a Grand Day Out and The Wrong Trousers were burned in a unexpected fire in 2005. Along with old story boards. This duo today is one of the most recognizable in claymation history.

They are said to have saved Wensleydale cheese.[1]

References change

  1. Gray, Charles (2020-09-27). "How Wallace and Gromit shaped the future of a classic Yorkshire cheese". YorkshireLive. Retrieved 2023-05-20.