Watership Down is likely the only children’s adventure novel that begins with a section from Aeschylus’ Agamemnon. Recalling Richard Adams’ Watership Down — which I, like many others, read obligatorily in middle school — it is not specific scenes of rabid rabbit-on-rabbit violence (there are many) of which I have a vivid sense memory (despite not, myself, having ever been a rabbit), but rather the deeply unsettling calm of the opening chapter. 1,341 more words
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Don’t be fooled by the fluffy bunnies in the featured image, this is not strictly for kids by any means. Based off of the highly successful novel about a warren of rabbits, they quickly learn about the truths of life and death as well as conflict outside and inside their own circles. 173 more words
The BBC have announced a star-studded remake of Watership Down.
X-Men star James McAvoy and Oscar winner Sir Ben Kingsley are among those who will be lending their voices to the new animation, which centres around a group of rabbits who’s re fighting for survival. 101 more words
It’s springtime, which means it’s bunny season! What better way to celebrate cute little bunny rabbits than with the beautiful story of the book by Richard Adams, 272 more words
Watership Down began as a classic novel written by Richard Adams back in 1972, and was followed by a rather gruesome adult animated adventure-thriller drama film written, produced and directed by… 202 more words
JOHN BOYEGA will star in a remake of classic children’s television series Watership Down.
The four-part animated series follows a group of rabbits fleeing hope to escape destruction by humans. 114 more words