Abbey are the UK's leading, and award winning, distributor of children's entertainment. They have been releasing children's content in the UK for nearly 30 years and continue to increase their portfolio of children's brands. Recent acquisitions include BOB THE BUILDER, FIREMAN SAM and the new co-production between the BBC and SESAME WORKSHOP: THE FURCHESTER HOTEL. Other licenses held include the hugely successful HORRID HENRY, IN THE NIGHT GARDEN, SOOTY, CHUGGINGTON and the ALPHABLOCKS.
In addition to the new licenses Abbey also distributes classics such as PADDINGTON, THE HERBS & PARSLEY and PORTLAND BILL. Abbey also owns its own intellectual property including SUPERTED, WIDE-EYE, MOTHER GOOSE and McDONALD's FARM. Work is currently underway to bring a brand new series of SUPERTED to TV screens all around the World.
From birth, through pre-school and on to the child’s first years at school, we offer programmes that inform, educate, and above all, entertain. We have always offered a tremendous variety of titles to entertain all age-groups. Our communication tools include book, audio, video, and other multimedia formats – all created and published with the same passion for quality and content that combine to make learning fun.
Abbey’s pre-school products are endorsed by the Pre-School Learning Alliance, one of the UK’s leading children’s educational charities, who ensure that content and language are suitable for the development of young children worldwide. Our success and commitment to early years programming, with its creativity and imagination, has developed strongly over the last few years.
Abbey are a privately owned business and based in Maida Vale, London and work with some of the leading producers of entertainment in the world - including The BBC, Sesame Workshop, Novel Entertainment, DHX Media and Ludorum.
With a highly professional approach, Abbey work with the UK’s leading manufacturers and distributors to ensure that the supplied content is always of the highest standard.