I Am Not an Animal (BBC-2 2004, Simon Pegg, Steve Coogan)

I Am Not An Animal is a rather weirdly animated comedy series about the only six talking animals in the world, whose cosseted existence in a vivisection unit is turned upside down when they are liberated by animal rights activists.

It’s a Baby Cow series and features the usual suspects associated with that production company (Steve Coogan, Julia Davis, Kevin Eldon etc) as well as Simon Pegg.

production details
UK | BBC Two – Baby Cow Productions | 6×30 minutes| Broadcast 10 May – 14 June 2004

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Writers: Peter Baynham, Sarah Smith
Directors: Peter Baynham, Tim Smith

Kevin Eldon as Hugh the Monkey (voice)
Simon Pegg as Kieron the Cat (voice)
Julia Davis as Claire the Rat (voice)
Steve Coogan as Mark the Bird (voice)
Amelia Bullmore as Winona the Dog (voice)
John Shrapnel as Narrator
Arthur Mathews as Niall the Rabbit (voice)

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