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Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 17:16

Entertainment website Scenes recently listed Friends and Heroes as one of "Five Great TV Shows" for children to watch.

Scenes said that Friends and Heroes episodes are "entertaining and uplifting" and are a good way for children to "become familiar with Bible stories and learn Judeo-Christian values."

You can read the entire review here.

Vimeo
Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 00:00

The award-winning Bible story adventure series, first broadcast by the BBC, is now available to view online through Vimeo on Demand - the video streaming platform trusted by professionals worldwide.

With 39 episodes available to rent or buy in 12 languages, this new service brings the popular TV/DVD series to a huge audience across the globe.

Friends and Heroes is a series of animated adventures set in the first century, bringing the timeless stories of the Bible to life for a new generation. Using a combination of traditional animation and stunning CGI, our stories follow the adventures of two young friends, Macky and Portia, as they fight for justice against the Roman Empire and share the stories of their heroes from the Old and New Testaments. Ideal for all children aged 5-11, the action and adventure in each episode is particularly loved by boys.

Friends and Heroes on Demand can now be streamed and viewed on TV, smartphone, computer or tablet, whenever a viewer wants and wherever an Internet connection can be found.

Go to www.friendsandheroes.com/vod to find out more and view samples.

Anna receiving her prize from Dave Carlos
Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 00:00

Anna Naomi Marshall, aged 9, from Warrington has been declared winner in an exciting interactive competition run by Plus Eagle Wings (PEW) and Friends and Heroes.

To win the competition Anna had to view the Old Testament story of Ruth taken from Friends and Heroes, Episode 7 and then correctly answer a series of questions about the story. Her entry was chosen from a multitude of entries received. Anna’s prize, a limited-edition Friends and Heroes DVD player with a DVD, will allow her to watch her favourite DVDs at home, on holiday and even in the car.

(Anna is photographed receiving her prize from Friends and Heroes International Director, Dave Carlos.)

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