Film Studies

Film Studies

Character design

Final hag model sheet and rough hag designs.


Blacksmith and Hag sequences.



Wife of Bath

From a series based on Geoffrey Chaucer’s classic poetry.

For attacking a young woman, an arrogant knight of King Arthur’s court is sentenced to death if he cannot answer the question “what do women most desire?” He travels far and wide with no success until he meets an old woman who promises him the answer, but at a price.



Direction: Joanna Quinn
Producer: Les Mills
Script Adaptation: Jonathan Myerson
Colour design: Les Mills
Voices: Billie Whitelaw, Liz Smith & David Troughton
Music: Ben Park
Date: 1998
Length: 5mins

A Beryl Productions International Ltd. Production for S4C/BBC & HBO

© Beryl Productions International Ltd



1998 Nomination for Academy Award USA
1999 British BAFTA for Best Animated Film
1999 Emmy, USA for Best Animation
1999 Emmy, USA for Best Production Design
1999 Emmy, USA for Best Colour Direction
2000 British Animation Award, UK for Best Craft
2000 BAFTA Cymru, for Best Animation