Children’s French animation series “Les Crumpets” is coming to the English speaking world and April Media Productions will be recording some of the characters for the series.

April Media Productions recently won the contract to record the first 53 episodes of the English adaptation and having held auditions at the studio with suitable candidates from local children’s stage school company “Stagecoach”. Having discovered the right voices for characters (approved by the producers), recording has commenced.

The Crumpets (formerly Les Crumpets) is an comedy animation about a family (of the same name) and their shenanigans of family life. There are about 20 characters in all in the show, and April media will be recording a few of them. The other characters are being recorded in other UK and New York studio’s.

Joseph Pollock, 11 from Plymouth (shown above) gained the role of the lead character “L’il One”, who’s the mischievous son, and recording of the first episode (of 53) is now complete.

Joseph has recently performed on stage at Torquay and in Belfast as ‘Benji’ alongside Jason Donovan as part of the national tour of Priscilla Queen of the Desert and at the Theatre Royal, Plymouth in An Inspector Calls.

The character of “The King” will be played by Alex Luscombe, also 11 from Plymouth.

Recording is expected to take 6 months, and the series will have its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival in October 2014.