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Wallace and Gromit creator announces new film

Aardman also made the recently released Shaun the Sheep movie Credit: ITV News

The Bristol animation company behind Wallace and Gromit has announced that it'll be making a new feature film.

Following the success of the Shaun the Sheep Movie earlier this year, Aardman's new film will tell the story of an inept caveman. 'Early Man' will be directed by Wallace and Gromit creator Nick Park.

Miliband: 'I look like Wallace' but image isn't important

Labour leader Ed Miliband has admitted to a likeness with "Wallace" from the popular "Wallace and Gromit" films, made by Bristol's Aardman Animations.

But he says politics rather than his image is what is important to him.

Separated at birth? Wallace and Ed Miliband Credit: PA

In a wide-ranging speech to the Royal Institute of British Architects he said:

I am not from central casting. You can find people who are more square-jawed, more chiselled, look less like Wallace.

– Ed Miliband MP, Labour leader


Two new Gromit statues in Bristol for Christmas

Two new Gromit statues will be back in Bristol in time for Christmas.

Dani Marlborough from Gromit Unleashed among some of the giant Gromit sculptures Credit: Tim Ireland/PA Wire

They will be at the Gromit Unleashed Shop in the Mall at Cribbs Causeway, and will be given out as raffle prizes.

The main Gromit statues were auctioned for more than two million pounds.

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