Beatrix Potter with Patricia Routledge

Beatrix Potter with Patricia Routledge

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 10:36pm - 11:00pm

Pictured: Host Patricia Routledge visits a real-life "Peter Rabbit"

Credit: APT

Take a charming journey through the life of this beloved children's author. 

Beatrix Potter with Patricia Routledge, airing Thursday, August 9 at 10:36 p.m. and on WXXI-TV. The program recounts the fascinating life story of internationally beloved author Beatrix Potter. More than just a children's writer, Potter was a compelling storyteller and artist who brought classic characters like Jemima Puddleduck, Mrs. Tiggywinkle and Peter Rabbit to life with her beautifully detailed illustrations.

Seventy-five years after her death, British actress and Patron of the Beatrix Potter Society Patricia Routledge takes viewers on a journey to Potter's home in the English countryside, where she examines an original sketchbook and even reads passages from the personal journal Beatrix began during her teenage years.