Esio Trot comes to DVD

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11:30am, 23rd March
Esio Trot
Dustin Hoffman with Alfie the Tortoise, and Judi Dench in Roald Dahl's Esio Trot, to be screened on BBC One Christmas 2014. Photo: Nick Briggs © 2014 Endor Productions

The BBC One adaptation of Roald Dahl's Esio Trot, starring Dame Judi Dench and Dustin Hoffman, is released on DVD March 30th

On New Year's Day 2015, BBC One viewers across the UK were introduced to Mr Hoppy (Dustin Hoffman), Mrs Silver (Judi Dench) and, of course, Alfie the Tortoise, when the TV screening of Roald Dahl's Esio Trot was watched by nearly 8 million people.

Now UK fans can relive the magic of this charming adaptation as it comes to DVD and Digital Release next Monday 30th March.

Buy Roald Dahl's Esio Trot, starring Dame Judi Dench and Dustin Hoffman, on DVD

Pre-order your copy here - and in the meantime, enjoy this little moment from the film, when Mr Hoppy shares his infamous Bedouin Tortoise Chant with the (secret) love of his life, Mrs Silver. 

Universal Pictures are also hosting a special launch event at The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre next Monday 30th March to celebrate the launch of Roald Dahl's Esio Trot on DVD. Although the Museum is usually closed on Mondays, guests can register to join the launch event and take part in tortoise trails, face painting, and much more. 

Register here for your chance to join us.

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