Matt Lipsey

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The Boy in the Dress

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Producer Jo Sargent Starring
  • Jennifer Saunders
  • Billy Kennedy
  • David Walliams
  • Meera Syal
  • Kate Moss
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    Production Company BBC Drama
    Broadcaster BBC1

    The one-off family comedy was shown on Boxing Day 2014, achieving consolidated viewing figures of 6.31m. 

    Adapted from David Walliams' children's book The Boy in the Dress by David, Kevin Cecil and Andy Riley, Matt directed the heart-warming story of an ordinary boy who tries to combine his two passions: being the top scorer on the school football team, and wearing fabulous dresses.

    Reviews

    The Boy in the Dress, TV review: David Walliams' Boxing Day treat is a celebration of being different

    Thankfully The Boy in the Dress is a heart-warming alternative to the more syrupy, cinnamon-scented children’s Christmas programming - making it appealing to both kids and grownups alike.

    Neela Debnath
    The Independent

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