Product DescriptionA short film based on the classic short story by Raymond Briggs - Father Christmas, first broadcast in 1991.
An enduringly popular animated Christmas tale from the children's author Raymond Briggs. Father Christmas (voice of Mel Smith) is a rather grumpy old soul who just wants a quiet holiday away from it all. Unfortunately, everywhere he goes he is recognized by a small child. When the holiday is over, it's back to the grindstone, and he's off on his whirlwind Christmas delivery tour.
This is a story of what it is really like to be Father Christmas. Raymond Briggs' grumpy but lovable Father Christmas, hero of two highly popular books, is now the star of an hilarious animated film. After his blooming marvellous holiday, Father Christmas and his reindeer are up and away on their whirlwind Christmas delivery tour. The voice of Father Christmas is provided by actor and comedian Mel Smith.