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Wallace & Gromit: The Wrong Trousers

Our 10 favourite Aardman characters

Our 10 favourite Aardman characters

With Wallace & Gromit: The Wrong Trousers available on BBC iPlayer, we put together our top clay list

With this stop-motion masterpiece on BBC iPlayer for a limited time only this June, we celebrate our favourite model stars

Find Wallace & Gromit: The Wrong Trousers until Monday 25 June in Catch Up > BBC iPlayer

Aardman Animations has been bringing Plasticine to life via astonishingly engaging comedy characters for almost half a century now, whether in TV, music videos or movies. It’s a venerated institution and a true creative force. 


So, naturally, when we spot our old chums Wallace & Gromit in BBC iPlayer, we can’t not tell you about it, can we? Wallace & Gromit: The Wrong Trousers, available until Monday 25 June in Catch Up > BBC iPlayerturns 25 years old this December. 25 years old. We can literally feel our faces wrinkling up like a vacuum-packed winter duvet.


From Aardman’s early shorts to its box-office hits, the Bristol-based outfit has always been celebrated for the expressiveness and charm of its characters, beloved by adults as much as kids. If you aren’t watching Wallace & The Gromit: The Wrong Trousers for the bit with the train where Gromit furiously lays some track and then catches the devious Feathers McGraw in a bottle, what are you even doing with your Saturday afternoon? Eh?


But which of the plasticine pals is your pet fave? It's a tough challenge, but we had a good go. Peruse our top 10 and vote for your winner at the bottom.


Ten cracking Aardman characters


Find Wallace & Gromit: The Wrong Trousers until Monday 25 June in Catch Up > BBC iPlayer

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