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Digby Dragon
Genre Stop-motion animation
Created by Sally Hunter
Written by
  • Tim Bain
  • Myles McLeod
  • Steve Cannon
  • Sally Hunter
Directed by
  • Adam Shaw
  • Aditya Guptya
Voices of Lucy Montgomery
Mark Heap
  • David Schweitzer
  • Rich House
  • Doug Walker
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of series 1
Executive producer(s) James L. Brooks
Producer(s) Mic Graves
Editor(s) Carl Gorham
Running time 11 minutes
Production company(s) Blue-Zoo Productions
Distributor Aardman Animations
Original network Channel 5
Picture format HDTV
Original release 4 July 2016 (2016-07-04) – present

Digby Dragon is a British preschool stop motion animated television series created by Sally Hunter, which began airing on 4 July 2016. It is produced in the UK by Blue Zoo Productions for Nick Jr..


Digby is an anthropomorphised dragon who lives in the magical land of Applecross Wood, with a group of friends. These friends include creatures typically found in real-life forests, as well as a variety of magical trolls.

Cast and characters

  • Clark Devlin as Digby Dragon, a young, green dragon "fledgling" who can't fly yet.
  • Ainsley Howard as Fizzy Izzy, a ditzy but lovable pink fairy, and Digby's best friend.
  • Rasmus Hardiker as "Cheeky" Chips, a nut-obsessed red squirrel.
  • Dustin Demri-Burns as Grumpy Goblin, the cantankerous local inventor/engineer. Has three pet snails and a train called "Scottie".
  • Lucy Montgomery as Grizel; a bad tempered little blue elf that likes causing mischief, and Archie; a little grey mouse and the local delivery girl.
  • Mark Heap as Mungo, a scatter-brained and clumsy owl, who serves as Grizel's sidekick.
  • Clive Russell as Albert, a good-natured old badger that owns the Applecross grocery shop.
  • Spellbook: Fizzy's "Be A Good Fairy Spellbook", who is a bossy, somewhat overbearing magical book.
  • Sprite: A fun-loving creature that appears as a ball of golden sparkles.
  • Muddles: A mud monster that lives in the Applecross Swamp.
  • Mushrooms: Three little mushrooms with faces that hop about the woods.
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