Children’s Media Foundation – Board Member

I am honoured to be invited to be on the board of CMF. Please click on this link on CMF website to read my rationale for this. Follow the conversation on the socials: @LauraHAllain Laura Henry-Allain MBE Joins the Board – The Children’s Media Foundation (CMF) (thechildrensmediafoundation.org)      

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New children’s television show -MixMups!

Super delighted to share that I was the series consultant of this new children’s TV show, Mixmups. Created by Rebecca Atkinson from Toy Like Me, with a super talented team. First episode landed on Milkshake TV on Saturday 4th November 2023. Please watch on catch up via My5. ”Mixmups is a show about mixing and

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Global Gamechangers – ITN

Delighted to be featured in ITN Business Global Gamechangers for International Women’s Day. ‘Global Gamechangers is a celebration of the changemakers around the world that are striving for gender equality, actively challenging bias and making positive change for future generations.’ It is a privilege to take part, with so many other inspiring and passionate women.

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BAFTA award for Taiya Samuel, JoJo and Gran Gran

I am delighted to share that Taiya Samuel, who voices JoJo and Gran Gran, was named Young Performer of the Year at the 2022 BAFTA Children & Young People awards on Sunday 27th November.   Big congratulations also to Cathy Tyson, who voices Gran Gran, who was shortlisted for the Performer award. I’m sending a

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Bon Jounen Kwéyòl

Bon Junen Kwéyòl, to everyone celebrating! In brief, Jounen Kwéyòl is a month-long celebration in St Lucia and Dominica (with the final celebration on the last Sunday of the month), of French and African culture, language, food, customs, etc. Although, I visit St Lucia many times, I haven’t been for Jounen Kwéyòl, since 2008, for

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From NNEB to MBE

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of attending my investiture at Windsor Castle, accompanied by my mum and my sons. I went on to have a scrumptious lunch with close family and friends. I was awarded the MBE in the Queens New Year Honours list in 2021 for services to education. I waited until now to

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Where are the Smart Black Boys in TV?

I was delighted to be asked to be part of the above documentary with The Children’s Media Conference. The documentary was narrated and produced by Jide Johnson.  We also here from in the documentary: Casey Elisha, Marvyn Harrison, Maxwell Oginni, and Patrick Younge Positive black male role models vs harmful stereotypes in children’s content Animation

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New children’s show Daddio & Co gets boost with YACF development funding

A new project from storyteller Laura Henry-Allain MBE has been awarded development funding from the UK Government funded Young Audiences Content Fund (YACF), which is managed by the BFI to bring new material to audiences 18 and under for regulated TV channels and online platforms. Daddio & Co is an inspiring, 2D-animated warm-hearted comedy series

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Juno Magazine

Delighted to be interviewed by Juno Magazine on all things to do with my television work and books, especially My Skin, Your Skin.  To access the magazine and article, please visit Juno Magazine’s website. Follow the conversation on the socials: Instagram|Facebook|Twitter  @LauraHAllain    

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National Story Telling Week

Ooh, it is National Story Telling Week! Getting ready for a range of online and in person events, over the next few months. Includes a school in Japan! *Author readings *Assemblies *Author Q&A *Literacy workshops *Sessions for parents and/or educators/teachers 💻Please email my PA: Admin@LauraHenryAllain.Com Follow the conversation: Instagram | Twitter | Facebook @LauraHAllain

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