About us

We are Darrall Macqueen, an award winning UK independent production company, making high-quality children’s and pre-school entertainment from our London studio for global broadcasters.

Darrall Macqueen was founded by co-company directors Billy Macqueen and Maddy Darrall in 2000 and has been recognised by BAFTA, Prix Jeunesse, Broadcast Awards, Taiwan International Film and Television Awards.

Darrall Macqueen has a clear creative focus: to make shows that our young audience love and talk about, delivering top ratings for our broadcast partners.



Topsy and Tim - Ten brand new episodes for CBeebies of this hugely successful live action drama series.  Distributed globally by DHX Media.

Teletubbies – 60 brand new episodes for DHX Media 2015, pioneering an updated and upgraded version of the original show which will feature the iconic characters Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po.  The episodes will be enhanced with CGI, re-invigorating the show for future generations.



Topsy and Tim – 61 episodes for CBeebies.  A live action pre-school drama starring a cast of under 7’s, Topsy and Tim was CBeebies’ top performing series of 2013/14.  Distributed globally by DHX Media.

Fly High and Huggy – a series of character-led multi-platform games for CBBC and CBeebies, with fully developed comedy narrative and accompanying short form animations.  Versions available for pre-school and tweens.


Darrall Macqueen the first in the Children’s Baftas

BAFTA named Darrall Macqueen the first recipient of the Production Company of the Year Award in the Children’s Baftas.
Check out our Shows page to find out more about our award winning productions.