Stars gather for Kate & Mim-Mim premiere
Celebrity mum Imogen Thomas was among stars in attendance at the Kate & Mim-Mim premiere at the weekend, joining singer Stacey Solomon, Gogglebox star Sandi Channer, TV personality Lizzie Cundy, Coronation Street actor Leon Ockenden, Tattoo Fixer Paisley Billings, actresses Fiona Dolman and Anna Wilson Jones who all donned their bunny ears for the special event on Saturday.
It showed a special feature episode of the popular pre-school series features actress and presenter Cat Deeley making her voice debut as a naughty witch. Famous on both sides of the Atlantic, Deeley stars in the episode which sees the series’ familiar characters journey to the Land of Oz during a thunderstorm.
When Kate and Mim-Mim’s “twirl magic” is stolen by Violet (Deeley), a young witch who is stealing all of the purple in Oz for herself, Kate, her purple bunny playmate Mim-Mim and their friends embark on a quest to find the Wizard of Oz and ask for his help.
The VIP Premiere took place at the Curzon Cinema, Soho, in London. Stacey Solomon said after the screening: “It was fantastic, my nieces were absolutely transfixed! I love the bad witch who becomes fulfilled by friendship. Friends not things – that’s such a great message”.
Aimed at 3-6 year olds, and inspired by a real life girl and her toy, Kate & Mim-Mim follows the adventures of Kate, an imaginative little girl who, together with her toy rabbit Mim-Mim, travels to the fantasy world of Mimiloo where Mim-Mim comes alive as a larger-than-life big bunny buddy. In each episode, Kate and Mim-Mim and their group of loveable friends discover exciting new places and set off on adventures, all in the hope of solving a puzzling problem Kate has encountered in the real world.
The Kate & Mim-Mim special Kate in Oz will be transmitted on CBeebies on Saturday, October 29, at 10.35am and the new series will air from Monday 30th October, weekdays at 8.50am.