Paddington: The Man Behind the Bear

First Aired: December 2019

1 x 60min Christmas Special for BBC2.

With readings, animation and contributions from celebrity fans, this film celebrates the beloved character of Paddington and tells the story of his unassuming creator Michael Bond.

Hugh hosts.


Jeremy Clarkson, Bernard Cribbins, Konnie Huq, Heston Blumenthal, Valerie Singleton, Lauren Child, Paul King, Stephen Fry, Simon Farnaby, Rosie Alison, Karen Jankel, Sue Bond, Brenda Bond, Tobago Cursoe, Peter Joseph, Barry Macey, Lucy Edwards


Eric Haynes


Eric Haynes


BBC Studios for BBC Arts and BBC Two

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