Gillian Anderson to star in 'Room On The Broom'

Wednesday October 24, 2012

X Files actress Gillian Anderson is to play the lead role of a witch in a BBC adaptation of children's book Room On The Broom.

The actress will be joining a star studded cast in performing the adaptation of Julia Donaldson's book, which will be released at Christmas.

Rob Brydon will be playing a cat in the half hour film, whilst David Walliams will play a frog in the production.

Narrated by Sean Of The Dead actor Simon Pegg, the cast will also include Martin Clunes and Sally Hawkins, with Timothy Spall playing the evil dragon. The team behind the awar-winning The Gruffalo are making the production.

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