The new trailer for Sony Pictures’ Arthur Christmas brings the festive spirit

As far as festive spirit goes, I have very little of it where the lead-up to Christmas is concerned, although the actual day is a different matter entirely.

However, even my humbug spirit can’t fail to be lifted by the new trailer for Arthur Christmas, even if it has arrived five months before the season to be jolly.

The combination of it being an Aardman production (for Sony Pictures Animation) and a stellar voice cast including Bill Nighy, Jim Broadbent, Imelda Staunton and Hugh Laurie means that, in my eyes at least, it surely cannot fail. Make up your own mind by viewing the excellent teaser trailer on the right.

Arthur Christmas will be sleighing into UK cinemas on Nov 11.