The BFG
(1989)

Died aged c. 0

The BFG is a 1989 British animated made-for-television film produced by Cosgrove Hall Films, based on the 1982 novel of the same name by Roald Dahl. It was directed by Brian Cosgrove and written by John Hambley. The film was shown on 25 December 1989 on ITV in the UK. The film was dedicated to animator George Jackson, who had worked on numerous Cosgrove Hall productions prior to his death in 1986. This film is also the last role of Ballard Berkeley (voice of Head from the Army), who died in 1988.

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Commemorated on 1 plaque

Cosgrove Hall Court. Completed in August 2013 and built on the site of Cosgrove Hall Films. The homeowners at Cosgrove Hall Court proudly recognise the great work carried out by Brian Cosgrove and Mark Hall. Cosgrove and Hall films left their mark on the landscape of children's animation by producing such classics as Danger Mouse, Chorlton and the Wheelies, Count Duckula, The Wind in the Willows, The Pied Piper of Hamelin and The BFG.

Cosgrove Hall Court, Albany Road, Chorlton, Manchester, United Kingdom where it was filmed (1989)