The latest Hot Gossip about Babette Cole and Her New TV Series.

Babette is currently in France on holiday but making her way down to Toulouse for Cartoon Forum where she is presenting her new TV series produced by Spider Eye all about The Trouble With Mum.

You will probably remember The Trouble Withs … Babette’s very successful set of picture books about unusual relatives originally published by Heinemann then Egmont.

Mellie Buse has done the script writing. She is absolutely brilliantly funny and well known as script writer for Lauren Child’s Charlie and Lola.

Babette Cole and Her New TV Series

Barbara Windsor (Photo BBC)

The cast includes many celebrities but Babette’s favourite is Barbra Windsor as Max, Baby Howard and Lilly’s Gran who is even more outrageous than Mum

Cartoon Forum is animation’s version of Cannes Film Festival.

A very glamorous occasion and first time appearance here for Babette.

We will keep you’ll posted. It starts on 15th September and finishes 19th September.

During her French travels Babette has been staying in some amazing places she would like to recommend:

In La Rochelle the tres chic and tres belle
And in Castlemoron-sur-Lot – the unforgettable

Tomorrow she is visiting Lourdes in the midi Pyrenees and then onto Toulouse. So watch this space for the next exciting chapter! Check Babette’s Facebook page for pics and more manic highlights.