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Archie Yates at the London premiere of Jojo Rabbit, October 2019

 

AAM client Archie Yates is set to participate in a fundraising story-telling series, presented by The Roald Dahl Story Company in collaboration with Oscar-winning filmmaker Taika Waititi.

James and the Giant Peach, with Taika and Friends’ features a stellar cast, including Meryl Streep, Ryan Reynolds, Benedict Cumberbatch, Nick Kroll, Cara Delevingne, Chris and Liam Hemsworth, Cate Blanchett, and Lupita Nyong’o, among many others.

This exciting story-telling series, which will raise money for charities impacted by COVID-19, will recreate Roald Dahl’s beloved classic, James and The Giant Peach, over 10 instalments.

The project is part of the Roald Dahl Story Company’s commitment to giving £1Million to COVID-19 impacted charities, including Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity – who provide specialist nurses to seriously ill children in the UK, and Partners in Health – a global health non-profit operating at the front line in some of the most vulnerable parts of the world.

The first two episodes are available to view NOW exclusively on the Roald Dahl YouTube Channel. The remaining instalments will be released on the Roald Dahl YouTube channel every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

Archie’s episode will air on Friday, June 5th.