Ben & Holly's Little Kingdom

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  • TV-Y
  • 1969
  • 10 Seasons
  • 7.4  (1,526)

Ben & Holly's Little Kingdom is a British animated television show aimed at preschoolers. It is produced by Entertainment One and aired from 2009 to 2013. The show follows the adventures of two young friends, a fairy named Holly and an elf named Ben, as they explore the magical world of the Little Kingdom.

The show is set in a tiny magical kingdom hidden in the grassy meadows of the countryside. In this little kingdom, we find an array of fantastical creatures like fairies, elves, trolls, and gnomes. The show features a unique blend of magic and realism as the characters go about their daily lives, playing and learning together.

Ben is an elf who lives in the Great Elf Tree. He is always eager to learn new things and has a thirst for adventure. Holly is a fairy princess who lives in the Little Castle. She is a curious and kind-hearted character who is always willing to help her friends. The duo is often joined by other characters like Gaston the Ladybird, Nanny Plum, the wise old Elf wizard, and King and Queen Thistle, Holly's parents.

Each episode of the show is self-contained and revolves around a specific topic or theme. The storylines are simple and easy to follow, making it perfect for young children. The show also has a gentle humor that both children and adults can enjoy.

One of the great aspects of the show is its educational value. The show teaches valuable lessons about friendship, cooperation, and problem-solving. The show also promotes creativity and imagination, urging children to think outside the box and come up with creative solutions to problems.

The animation style of the show is bright and colorful, which adds to its appeal for young children. The characters are cute and endearing, making it easy for children to connect with them. The show also features catchy music that is easy to sing along to.

Ben & Holly's Little Kingdom is a feel-good show that parents will love to watch with their children. It is entertaining, educational, and charming, making it a great choice for families who want to bond over a fun and wholesome show. While the show ran from 2009 to 2013, it still has a strong following and is available to stream on various platforms, making it a perennial favorite among young children.

In short, Ben & Holly's Little Kingdom is a perfect show for preschoolers, offering gentle humor and valuable life lessons in a magical and child-friendly setting. It is a fun and well-crafted show that parents will appreciate, and children will love.

Ben & Holly's Little Kingdom is a series that is currently running and has 10 seasons (149 episodes). The series first aired on October 31, 1969.

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The Witch Competition / Redbeard's Rainbow / Gaston's Birthday
5. The Witch Competition / Redbeard's Rainbow / Gaston's Birthday
December 15, 2015
A young witch is planning on moving into Mrs Witch's house. Mrs Witch has to come out of retirement to keep her place in the Little Kingdom. / They say that at the end of every rainbow is a pot of gold. So rainbows are a pirate's best friend - if you're looking for treasure. But, if like Captain Squid you are hiding treasure...Rainbows are a pirate's worst enemy! / King Thistle's birthday has come around again and he's not happy. He does not want a birthday party but everything has been prepared. Poor Gaston the ladybird has never had a birthday party, so King Thistle says it can be Gaston's birthday party.
Springtime / Granny & Granpapa
4. Springtime / Granny & Granpapa
December 15, 2015
Springtime in the Little Kingdom brings out tulips, daffodils, hedgehogs...and two very hungry gnomes. Nanny Plum and the Wise Old Elf come up with a plan to stop the gnomes from eating everything in sight / A magical card arrives in the Little Kingdom, inviting everyone to a party at Granny and Granpapa Thistle's castle. The party is full of wonderful surprises and Grandpapa shows everyone his funny hobbies.
Plumbing / Mr Elf takes a Holiday
3. Plumbing / Mr Elf takes a Holiday
December 15, 2015
The bath tap at the Little Castle is dripping, so the elf plumber is called. It's a bigger job than first expected, but with King and Queen Marigolds coming round, there's not much time to get it looking tip-top. / Mr Elf is overworked so King Thistle sentences him to a holiday. He isn't too pleased. Mrs Elf and Ben however are overjoyed at the news. Meanwhile Nanny takes over the food deliveries.
The Fruit Harvest / Uncle Gaston
2. The Fruit Harvest / Uncle Gaston
December 15, 2015
It is harvest day. The Elves and fairies enlist the help of Mr Gnome in picking blackberries. If only they could stop him from eating them all... / Three baby ladybirds, Amber, Emerald and Keith have come to stay at their uncle Gaston's for the day. The baby ladybirds are exhausting! So Ben and Holly help Gaston to keep them entertained.
Big Ben and Holly / Mrs Witch's Spring Clean
1. Big Ben and Holly / Mrs Witch's Spring Clean
December 15, 2015
When a spell accidentally goes wrong, Ben and Holly grow to human size! Now they able to play with Lucy and her friends and want to stay big forever! / Ben, Holly and Nanny Plum help Mrs Witch have a bit of a clear-out. The children bring the magical items back home, but in the wrong hands they cause a few problems.
Where to Watch Ben & Holly's Little Kingdom
Ben & Holly's Little Kingdom is available for streaming on the Entertainment One website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Ben & Holly's Little Kingdom on demand at Netflix, Amazon, Google Play and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    October 31, 1969
  • IMDB Rating
    7.4  (1,526)