RP2 Global to develop Bottersnikes & Gumbles toyline to accompany award-winning series

LONDON – Lisle Licensing has announced the appointment of RP2 Global as master toy partner for Bottersnikes & Gumbles in the UK, Eire and Australia.  A range of innovative and fun toys capturing the humorous, distinctive and playful world of Bottersnikes & Gumbles, depicted in the multi award-winning series will include plastic and vinyl figures, feature plush and role play toys and will launch in the UK in Spring/Summer 2018.

Francesca Lisle, Director at Lisle Licensing said:

“We are delighted to have partnered with RP2 Global. They are an innovative group of people and we are looking forward to working with them to develop a fun toy line for this fantastic brand. Bottersnikes & Gumbles lends itself perfectly to the target audience of boys 4-9 and we can’t wait to see the toy line develop over the coming months”.

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Bottersnikes & Gumbles No.2 Viewed Show at Mipjunior

LONDON – Leading kids’ entertainment specialist CAKE has reported a number of recent successes for its multi-award-winning hit series Bottersnikes & Gumbles.

Bottersnikes & Gumbles was presented internationally at MIPJunior last month where it was extremely well received by buyers, becoming the second most viewed programme at the screenings. In addition, the CGI comedy series was awarded the 2016 Promax BDA Silver Award for ‘Best Program Title Sequence’ as well as receiving a further two nominations for ‘Best Music for Children’s Television’ at the 2016 Screen Music Awards and ‘Best Children’s Television Series’ at the 2016 AACTA Awards, both of which will be announced in November and December respectively. Earlier this year, Bottersnikes & Gumbles won the 2016 Pulcinella Award for ‘Best Kids TV Series’ at Cartoons on the Bay and the 2016 Gold AEAF Award for ‘Best Opening Titles’ as well as a nomination for ‘Most Outstanding Children’s Programme’ at the 2016 Logie Awards.

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Introducing . Bottersnikes & Gumbles fast, funny, award-winning: new kids’ series launches on CBBC, 25 July 2016

Bottersnikes & Gumbles – the award-winning kids’ CGI animation show – premieres on CBBC on 25 July 2016, airing at 6pm every week day.

The series brings to screen the much-loved 1970s classic children’s books by Australian author S.A. Wakefield and illustrated by Desmond Digby.

Each episode features the charming adventures of the loveable Gumbles as they endure timeless battles against the evil Bottersnikes in a forgotten valley of abandoned junk.

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Studio Pets by Myrna, the ultimate pet imagery brand for all animal lovers & Lisle International adds prestigious retail partnership to a growing list of licensees in the UK & Eire

Lisle International, UK and Eire licensing Agent for Studio Pets by Myrna has confirmed a Direct to Retail partnership with gift and greetings retailer Clintons.

Studio Pets By Myrna is the “brain-puppy” of fashion photographer Myrna Huijing. Myrna’s love for animals and photography is combined in fun, fashion-forward designer products such as greeting cards, calendars, stationery, toy, fashion and more.

Studio Pets are cute baby animals photographed in adorable settings, with stylish props and stunning graphics. With hundreds of images to choose from, Studio Pets have inspired many successful merchandise collections around the world. This hugely creative brand was recently subject to a worldwide deal with Claire’s for a whole portfolio of products that will heighten awareness on a global scale.

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Nitro Circus partners with fashion retailer Blue Inc for apparel launch in the UK & Eire

Nitro Circus www.nitrocircus.com, the world’s leading action sports entertainment brand, has partnered with fashion retailer Blue Inc to launch an exclusive fashion line in the UK & Eire.

The range will launch in stores this summer to coincide with the summer tour that is taking place across the country and will be supported with meet and greets at Blue Inc locations from some of the Nitro Circus athletes.

Peter Maule, Global Head of Licensing for Nitro Circus, “We are thrilled to partner with Blue Inc  as we bring the Nitro Circus brand to UK retail for this first time. Blue Inc’s success in men’s, women’s and under 14’s fashion is a perfect fit for our fans.

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Cake, Cheeky Little Media and Mighty Nice sign publishing deal with Hodder Children’s Books for award-winning Bottersnikes & Gumbles

LONDON –’Leading kids entertainment specialist CAKE and Australian production outfits Cheeky Little Media and Mighty Nice have signed a UK publishing deal with Hodder Children’s Books, for their new CGI children’s comedy series Bottersnikes & Gumbles.

Hodder Children’s books, a division of the Hachette Children’s Group, will publish a series of young fiction and sticker and activity books aimed at 6-9 year olds based on the TV series, which is set to air on CBBC in July this year.

Lisle International is the appointed agent for general licensing & merchandise categories.

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Sambro snaps up Masha

Ink Global has announced that Sambro will produce Masha and the Bear merchandise for the UK market, after signing a deal brokered by Lisle International Licensing.

The hilarious animated hit chronicles the adventure of Masha – a lovable but endlessly inquisitive little girl – and her reluctant best friend, a circus bear whose love of the quiet life is repeatedly thwarted by Masha’s attentions. Ink Global represents the property globally in the broadcasting and licensing sectors, while Lisle International Licensing is the brand’s UK representative.

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Cake and Cheeky Little Media announces Licensing Agents in UK & Eire and Australia for Bottersnikes & Gumbles

LONDON – Leading kids entertainment specialist CAKE and Australian production outfit Cheeky Little Media have announced the appointment of licensing and merchandising agents to represent their brand new animated production Bottersnikes and Gumbles.

Lisle International in the UK & Eire (The Zelfs, Masha & The Bear, Temple Run, Tetris) and The Fusion Agency in Australia (Trolls, Dinotrux, Noddy, Kung Fu Panda, Where’s Wally, In the Night Garden, Driftwood Bay, Dr Seuss) will be responsible for seeking out partner licensees in all core categories. They will introduce the property to companies at the London & Nuremburg Toy Fairs at the end of this month.

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The Sharpe Company appoints Lisle International as their UK Licensing Agent for The Artist Zoobs

The Sharpe Company has appointed brand licensing agency Lisle International in the UK to license and build merchandise ranges for critically acclaimed artist Zoobs.  Lisle are a strategic licensing agency with a wealth of experience launching new brands and an innovative approach to brand development making them an ideal ‘fit’ to launch Zoobs merchandise range in the UK.

Zoobs is known for his interesting and thought provoking art which has been featured in magazines including Vogue and Vanity Fair and built him a plethora of celebrity fans and collectors. Zoobs’ most famous piece depicts Kate Middleton, referencing the Sex Pistols cover art, titled “God Save the Future Queen”, which Dolce & Gabbana used to inspire a fashion collection. The picture now sits in pride of place in their flagship retail outlet in Bond Street London.

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Studio Pets by Myrna, the new license for girls and animal lovers – adds prestigious partners to a growing list of licensees

Lisle International, UK and Eire licensing Agent for Studio Pets by Myrna has confirmed two further licensees for the property as UK Greetings and Pyramid International join the growing list of merchandise partners.

Taking the love of animals to a new level, Studio Pets is a portfolio of artistic photography featuring popular pets that can be seen on products such as greeting cards, calendars, fashion accessories and more. This hugely creative brand is already widely available through many European territories and more recently, was subject to a worldwide deal with Claire’s for a whole portfolio of products that will heighten awareness on a global scale.

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