The Rubbish World of Dave Spud

We completed Series 2 of The Rubbish World of Dave Spud in 2021 following the success of Series 1 completed in 2019!

Dave Spud is a 78 x 11 minute 2D animated comedy adventure series aimed at children 6-11, created by Director Edward Foster (Little Princess) and produced by Iain Harvey (The Snowman, Father Christmas, Little Princess) at The Illuminated Film Company. The series follows the misadventures of underdog Dave Spud (voiced by Johnny Vegas) and his family, as they embark on some extraordinary expeditions along with the likes of Gareth the Starfish and one eyed flea ridden Fuzzypeg the dog!

Cloth Cat is providing Animation, Additional Design, Rigging, and Layout as part of the series, using CelAction throughout.

The star voice cast also includes talent such as Philip Glenister, Arthur Smith, Lisa Hammond, Jane Horrocks, Gina Yashere, and Johnny Vegas as Dave Spud. Brit Awards-winning electronic music duo Basement Jaxx (Felix Burton and Simon Ratcliffe) have signed up to create the music and soundtrack to the series.

Award-winning Writer David Ingham (Shaun the Sheep, Luo Bao Bei, Peppa Pig) also features on the series writing team along with Steve Box, James Moran, Alex Collier, Denise Cassar, Tim Bain, Ciaran Murtagh and Andrew Barnett Jones.

The Rubbish World of Dave Spud is being represented internationally by Beta Film and has also already been pre-sold to Sweden and Australia with more countries to be announced.

Dave Spud is available to view here on CITV. You can also follow Dave’s adventures via Twitter or Instagram.

Produced by

Illuminated Film Company, Cloth Cat Animation

Aired on

CITV, ABC Australia