How about this for an early Christmas present? The BBC are going to premiere festive family favourites Zog and The Midnight Gang around the country, and one of the nine lucky host cities is Norwich.

Families across England will get a first look at some of the BBC’s cracking Christmas content this December.

Free screenings of family favourites Zog and The Midnight Gang will be held across the country – giving kids a chance to see some of the biggest Christmas TV shows before anyone else. Nine cities around England will host the premieres, including Norwich, where the premieres will take place at Cinema City.

Families attending will be among the first to see the much-loved stories brought to life on the big screen.

Zog is the latest animated adaptation of a Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler picture book. The characters are voiced by a star-studded cast led by Sir Lenny Henry. It is made by Magic Light Pictures, producers of other Donaldson and Scheffler adaptations including The Gruffalo, Stick Man and The Highway Rat.

This enchanting version of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s beloved book also features the voices of Tracey Ullman and Game of Thrones star Kit Harington in the story of a keen but accident-prone dragon who gets himself into mischief whilst learning how to fly, roar, breathe fire and fight knights in his first four years at Dragon School. Hugh Skinner provides the voice of Zog and Patsy Ferran is Princess Pearl.

Families will also get a chance to see the latest adaptation of a David Walliams book.

The Midnight Gang is adapted from the bestseller by popular children’s author David Walliams, and stars David himself. It tells the story of a young boy called Tom who finds himself in hospital after being hit on the head by a