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TalkTalk TV viewers will now be able to watch 'Wallace & Gromit' adventures via their YouView set-top box.

The legendary stop-motion characters - created by Nick Park of Aardman Animations - have landed on TalkTalk's television service, giving subscribers another viewing option.

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Having made their debut in 1989's 'A Grand Day Out', the cheese-loving inventor and his silent - yet highly intelligent - pet dog have become worldwide sensations.

The characters have appeared in a number of short films, special clips, a TV series and even a feature-length movie - 'The Curse of the Were-Rabbit'.

And now TalkTalk TV viewers can see the loveable duo in action via the Kids Boost and Entertainment Extra Boost packages.

Customers can bolt these onto their Freeview service for a small monthly fee, with no long-term commitment required.

Henrik Karlberg, Head of Pay TV at TalkTalk, said he was "really pleased" to add 'Wallace & Gromit' to the firm's content line-up.

He explained that pre-school favourite 'Timmy Time' is also now available to viewers, joining the "ever-growing" catalogue of children's shows viewers can access on-demand.

"The two British animations join popular hits 'Peppa Pig', 'Pingu', 'Fireman Sam' and 'Thomas and Friends' and will be available on-demand and through the Scamp TV channel available in the Kids Boost and Entertainment Extra Boost," Mr Karlberg stated.

"Both shows are created by Academy Award-winning Aardman Animations, who in addition to 'Wallace & Gromit', are also behind feature films 'Chicken Run' and 'The Pirates! Band of Misfits'."

He said the deal builds on TalkTalk's "great" pre-school offering, and is "a welcome addition" as the service becomes a destination for family TV.

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