Watership Down (miniseries)

Watership Down
Genre Fantasy
Based on Watership Down
by Richard Adams
Screenplay by Tom Bidwell
Directed by Noam Murro
Country of origin United Kingdom
United States
Original language(s) English
Production company(s) Brown Bag Films
Distributor ITV Studios Global Entertainment (International)
Original network BBC One (UK)
Netflix (international)

Watership Down is an upcoming British-Irish-American animated television mini-series directed by Noam Murro. It is based on the 1972 novel of the same name by Richard Adams and adapted by Tom Bidwell.[1] The four-part serial will broadcast on BBC One in the United Kingdom, and will stream internationally on Netflix in 2017.[2]



In July 2014, it was announced that the BBC would be airing a new animated mini-series based on the novel.[3] In April 2016, it was announced that the series would be a co-production between the BBC and Netflix, and would consist of four one-hour episodes.[4] The series will have a budget of £20 million.[5]


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