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Alice-Miranda—A Royal Christmas Ball Australia Premieres


Alice-Miranda—A Royal Christmas Ball, SLR Productions’ sequel to Alice-Miranda Friends Forever, is set to make its debut in Australia.

It will premiere on Stan on October 15 and will be broadcast on 9GO! in December. The TV movie is distributed by ZDF Enterprises outside of Australia.

Alice-Miranda—A Royal Christmas Ball is the latest story of 10-year-old Alice-Miranda Highton-Smith-Kennington-Jones and her adventures at the Winchesterfield-Downsfordvale Academy and beyond. It features themes of friendship, bravery, kindness and nobility.

Directed by Jo Boag of SLR Productions, the telemovie was written by SLR Productions’ team of Melanie Alexander and Alexa Moses. It was produced by SLR Productions’ Yasmin Jones, and Suzanne Ryan, CEO of SLR Productions, was the executive producer.

Alice-Miranda—A Royal Christmas Ball is an SLR Productions picture for Stan and the 9Network. It has principal production funding from Screen Australia.

Ryan said: “Alice-Miranda, along with her friends Millie and Jacinta, are ready for an exciting royal mystery filled with tiaras, bravery, ponies, a jewel thief, a horse thief and a royal forgery. I am really excited for kids in Australia and around the world to see this new telemovie based on the much-adored books by the talented and best-selling author Jacqueline Harvey.”

Arne Lohmann, VP ZDFE.junior, ZDF Enterprises, said: “We have been working with Suzanne Ryan and her highly creative team on many different projects, and it is always a delight. The sequel of Alice-Miranda is just another highlight of our valued partnership. We are sure it will capture the hearts not only of young girls but also entire families.”

Harvey, author of the best-selling Alice-Miranda series, said: “I am so thrilled that Alice-Miranda and her friends are starring in a second movie brought to life once again by the talented team at SLR Productions. Alice-Miranda—A Royal Christmas Ball is a rollicking adventure filled with friendship, family, fun and mysteries and perfect for young viewers.”

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