Sarah Ann Kennedy, 4th November 2019

(Left to right) Emma Calder, Phil Davies, Sarah Ann Kennedy and Prof. Joan Ashworth

(Left to right) Emma Calder, Phil Davies, Sarah Ann Kennedy and Prof. Joan Ashworth

Sarah has worked in the animation industry for over thirty years in various roles including writer, director, executive producer, voice actor, and academic. She created, wrote and directed two adult animated shows for Channel 4 in the nineties, ‘Nights’ and ‘Crapston Villas’ as well as playing the fantastic ‘Dolly’ in Candy Guard’s Pond Life. Crapston Villas is still available on 4 On demand if you want to take a peep! She is currently the voice of Miss Rabbit in the world’s most loved pre-school animation series Peppa Pig, as well as playing Nanny Plum in Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom. She is currently working as an academic running MA Animation at University of Central Lancashire and she has just finished making a documentary about the role of women in the animation industry which was broadcast on Sky Showcase in October 2019 and will be screened on the 11th November at Manchester Animation Festival Conference.

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