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Peppa Pig star has Manx links

Manx Radio's Christy DeHaven (left) with Emma Grace Arends (right)

Emma Grace Arends says Island is a favourite destination

One of the stars of the up-and-coming Peppa Pig film has revealed her close links to the Isle of Man.

Emma Grace Arends filmed an independent movie on the Island called 'Longtails' with her sister, and her parents are Douglas residents.

She's starred in stage productions of the immensely popular children's show and will play a lead role in the interactive film, Peppa Pig: My First Cinema Experience, in cinema's from 7 April.

Ms Arends is playing the role of Daisy, encouraging young cinema-goers to sing-a-long to the nursery rhymes and join in games.

She told Manx Radio the Island is her favourite retreat:

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