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Aardman announces Shaun the Sheep ‘Flockstars’ figurines

Published on: 7th October 2014

Aardman Animations has announced an exclusive distribution partnership with Click Distribution UK for its brand new range of Shaun the Sheep Flockstars collectable figurines for the UK and Eire.Shaun-the-Sheep-Flockstars3

Available from January, the Flockstars are figurines measuring approximately 4cm high, featuring Shaun the Sheep and all the stars from the TV show and Movie. The figurines are all articulated, some with an authentic flocked texture, each coming with their own collector’s cards and packaged in a head-shaped blind bag. There are 12 figurines to collect plus two specials, and will available in CDUs packed with 38 pieces.

Rob Goodchild, head of licensing at Aardman, said: “The Flockstars figurines are micro-masterpieces and we’re thrilled to have found such a great distribution partner. The Click team knows this market extremely well, and with the full year of activity we have planned we are sure they will get the products into the right channels at the right time.”

Mark Hillier, managing director of Click Distribution UK, added: “As we confirm our 2015 programme, how could we leave out Shaun The Sheep? With so much activity going on for the brand next year we are sure the figurines will be a great success along with all the other lines our friends at Aardman have so lovingly put together. It will be a pleasure to work with them to generate a high level of interest to consumers.”

The products will be on display at BLE at Aardman Animations’ stand F010. Interested retailers can contact Click Distribution UK on 01604 877 888.

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