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Tom Hardy is taking over story time – here's where you can see him read bedtime stories to your kids!

2020-04-15 14:36
Tom Hardy

Tom Hardy is returning to read bedtime stories to your kids!

In a press statement on Wednesday, BBC’s children's TV channel CBeebies announced the news that the actor, famous for playing rather, different, characters in The Dark Night Trilogy as Bane, as well as Spiderman’s arch-enemy, Venom, would be picking the Bedtime Stories slot that he first took on in 2016.

According to CNN, the 2016 readings got a million views on the BBC iPlayer streaming service.

"Tom Week" will start on 27 April, according to the Independent and will see the 42-year-old read, Hug Me by Simone Ciraolo, Under The Same Sky by Robert Vescio and Nicky Johnston, There’s A Tiger In The Garden by Lizzy Stewart, Don’t Worry, Little Crab by Chris Haughton and The Problem With Problems by Rachel Rooney and Zehra Hicks.

According to Deadline, his French bulldog, Blue, will sit in on the readings – and his first bedtime story will start with a personal message.

"Hello. I’m Tom. Sometimes, on a day like this, I feel strong and happy," he'll say. "But on other days, I just need somebody to give me a hug. Tonight’s bedtime story is all about a little cactus called Felipe, who just wants a hug too."

To quote one Twitter user’s response to the news: We’ll be there, we’ll invite the kids too.   

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