Friday 3rd of November saw cast and filmmakers of Paddington 2 gather at London’s The Shard for a Press Conference to chat about the film, which hits cinemas on Friday the 10th of November.

Attending from the cast and returning for the sequel was Hugh Bonneville who plays Mr Brown, new addition Hugh Grant, who plays the untrustworthy and devious Phoenix Buchannan, Director and writer Paul King, writer Simon Farnaby, Producer David Heyman and Karen Jankel, the author of the Paddington books, Michael Bonds Daughter.

You can listen to the full Press Conference below.


The much-anticipated sequel to the worldwide hit family film finds Paddington happily settled with the Brown family in Windsor Gardens, where he has become a popular member of the community, spreading joy and marmalade wherever he goes. While searching for the perfect present for his beloved Aunt Lucy’s hundredth birthday, Paddington spots a unique pop-up book in Mr. Gruber’s antique shop, and embarks upon a series of odd jobs to buy it. But when the book is stolen, it’s up to Paddington and the Browns to unmask the thief…

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