Tune in to Maddie + Triggs on RTÉjr Radio as we follow the adventures of seven-year-old Maddie, who happens to be vision impaired, and her best doggy friend Triggs.
The eight-part show launched on World Sight Day and was developed with assistance from the NCBI. It's a comedy series produced by Turnip + Duck and funded by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland.
Together, Maddie and Triggs find music and adventure in the sounds of the everyday world around them.
Press play above now to listen to the first episode!
AND you can get all the shows now HERE or wherever you get your podcasts!
The lead role of Maddie is played by 7-year-old Bonnie O'Meara, who hails from Beaumont in Dublin, and is herself vision impaired. It is Bonnie’s first venture into the world of acting, but she is proving to be quite a natural as the show’s star performer.
Check out the great report from James Beattie on RTÉ News where we meet Bonnie and more!
You can find out more about the NCBI and how they help young people here - NCBI
The show is made by Turnip + Duck and they will be bringing everyone Series Two of Critters TV starting Monday, 25 October on RTÉjr!
It's Gogglebox meets Creature Comforts kids comedy format that fuses live action nature documentaries with animated sketch comedy.