David Jason stars in new Manchester-made children's TV show Pip Ahoy!

David Jason and Stacey Solomon Photo: CHF Entertainmen

Actor David Jason has been roped in to voice the character of Sea Captain Skipper in Pip Ahoy!

He features alongside reality TV star Stacey Solomon who sings the theme tune.

The new show is aimed at pre-school children and has been made by CHF Entertainment who are based in Didsbury in South Manchester.

Pip Credit: CHF Entertainment

The company were born out of the famous Cosgrove Hall Productions, responsible for the likes of Dangermouse Count Duckula.

Simon Hall is the Managing Director of CHF Entertainment.

Staff at CHF Entertainment working on Pip Ahoy! Credit: ITV Granada, Tim Scott
Staff at CHF Entertainment working on Pip Ahoy! Credit: ITV Granada, Tim Scott

Pip Ahoy is currently going out on Milkshake on Channel 5.