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Ratburger. Image shows from L to R: Burt (David Walliams), Sheila (Sheridan Smith), Zoe (Talia Barnett), Gary (Mark Benton). Copyright: King Bert Productions
Ratburger

Ratburger

  • TV comedy drama
  • Sky One
  • 2017
  • 1 episode

A TV adaptation of David Walliams's 2012 childrens' book about a girl who makes friends with a rat. Also features Mark Benton, Talia Barnett, Sheridan Smith, Nigel Planer, Sophie Thompson and more.

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Ratburger. Image shows from L to R: Sheila (Sheridan Smith), Burt (David Walliams), Zoe (Talia Barnett). Copyright: King Bert Productions

Key details

Genre
Comedy Drama
Broadcast
2017
Channel
Sky One
Episodes
1
Creator
David Walliams
Stars
Mark Benton, Talia Barnett, Sheridan Smith, David Walliams, Nigel Planer, Sophie Thompson, Sarah Hadland, Jocelyn Jee Esien and more
Writers
David Walliams and Kevin Cecil
Director
Matt Lipsey
Producers
Joanna Hanley, Jo Sargent, Jon Mountague and Emma James
Company

Life isn't good for Zoe. Her stepmother Sheila hates and her and her dad is never around. And at school, she's having a miserable time at the hands of school bully Tina Trotts. So, when a rat shows up in her bedroom, she calls him Armitage and quickly makes him her friend.

But Armitage turns out to be no ordinary rodent. This rat can dance, and he's got some serious moves. Zoe decides to enter him in the school talent contest. However, gross and greasy Burt, the owner of the school burger van, has other ideas, and most of them involve a mincer...

Additional details

Part of

David Walliams Comedies

Production
Location
Camera set-up
Single camera
Picture
Colour

Website links

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Sunday 24th December 2017 at 2am on Sky One
Episode length
1 hour
Most recent repeats
  • Friday 1st January 2021 at 12:05pm on Sky1
  • Monday 21st December 2020 at 3:30pm on Sky1
  • Saturday 11th April 2020 at 10:00am on Sky1

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