A new trailer for BBC One's Christmas film Esio Trot starring acting greats Judi Dench and Dustin Hoffman has been released - watch it here.

The 90-minute film has been written by Richard Curtis and Paul Mayhew-Archer and is based on Roald Dahl's classic novel.

It follows Mr Hoppy (Hoffman) a retired bachelor who has a secret love for his neighbour Mrs Silver (Dench), however she only gives her attention to her pet tortoise Alfie.

Esio Trot will air on New Year's Day on BBC One at 6.30pm.

Watch the trailer below!