Alex Norton in BBC Childrens’ Show ‘Woolly & Tig’

Alex Norton

Did you know that Sir Billi & Taggart star Alex Norton also stars in hit CBeebies show ‘Woolly & Tig’?

Woolly & Tig, the show which has been nominated for a Broadcast Award, follows the day to day adventures of four year old Tig, played by Betsy McCredie, and her spider friend Woolly. The Daily Record reported:

THEY’RE best known for solving ‘murdur’ in the streets of Glasgow, but Taggart stars Colin McCredie and Alex Norton are joining forces once again – this time they are swapping criminals for furry creatures.

Hollywood actor Norton has joined the cast of popular kids’ series Woolly & Tig, playing the grandfather of the show’s four year old star – Betsy McCredie, daughter of his former Taggart co-star, who also stars as ‘dad’.

Woolly & Tig has become a massive hit with pre-school children, with an incredible 11 million hits on BBC iplayer alone, and is now so popular that Chinese toy companies have swamped the market with copies of the show’s characters.

The producers have struck their own toy deal and there will be a magazine out too..

The full article can be read here – http://goo.gl/zYqKwR. You can also Watch Woolly & Tig online here.

Alex is also currently starring in the first 2 episodes of a new series of BBC Drama Silent Witness – available on BBC iPlayer, starring alongside Emilia Fox and Richard Lintern.

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