64 Zoo Lane is a charming animation series created by the award-winning director and creator An Vrombaut to captivate and inform young children. The series combines intelligent storytelling with a timeless, picture book quality, and features a whole range of diverse characters native to many parts of the world. Lucy lives at 64 Zoo Lane, right next door to the local zoo. Every night from her bedroom window, Lucy slides down Georgina the Giraffe’s long neck to the Zoo below to meet the animals. Each animal, including Nelson the Elephant, Molly the Hippo, Giggles and Tickles the Monkeys and Boris the Bear, have animal stories to tell and each night they impatiently await their turn to tell her about their adventures.
Lucy is the main character. and lives close to a zoo. Every night, the animals from the zoo join her to tell a story. Opportunities for exploring language and vocabulary are enhanced by the use of intonation and expression in the character's voices. Playing with the words in this way can promote an enjoyment of language and can be used as a springboard for understanding new vocabulary. The themes of the animals' stories support social and emotional issues, including friendships and helping and caring for the others.
U.S. Broadcast Edit
The series is also shown in the United States. The series had it's first U.S. premiere on Noggin in February 1999. Some of the characters are voiced by voice actors in the American accents. In Addition, The word is pronounce by the American people. Seasons 1 & 2 were only broadcast in the U.S. and to date from On Demand in Universal Kids.
The American voice original was added and fixed by Lobster Films. The Original is that Kevin was voiced by Dan Russell in order to make him sound like an actual male voice and speaks with an Southern accent. Lucy is voiced by Ciara Janson with an American accent. Diane Perry and Megg Nicol loves their voices on the 3 characters: Georgina, Nathalie and Audrey. Lucy's Mother also has an American accent (Voiced by Diane Perry). Lorelei King and Emma Tate (2 voice actresses) did the voices of Giggles and Tickles in the US version.
Residents of Africa Edit
- The show was going to premiere on Noggin in February 1999.