Tom Hardy set to break hearts as he pays an
emotional tribute to his late canine companion Woody with final CBeebies
Bedtime Stories appearance
He previously caused ‘ovaries’ to explode
all over the nation following his appearance on Cbeebies for the
Mother’s Day edition of Bedtime Stories.
now Tom hardy is set to make a valiant return to the children’s series,
this time paying tribute to his late dog Woody who passed away in
The 39-year-old actor will
appear on the episode - which was filmed before his canine companion’s
sad death - and read the story of Fleabag, by Helen Stephens, on
National Dog Day on August 26th.
The heart-warming story
follows a friendship between a young boy and a scruffy dog, who needs a
home, while the boy wants a pet pooch.
After both their longing,
the two come across one another with drama and fun ensuing before
Fleabag eventually finds the home he has been craving for.
petting his late dog in the teaser, he speaks to the camera: 'Put now
it’s time for you to go on an adventure of your own. In your dreams. So,
cuddle up to your snuggly friend and drift off to sleep.’
final of five episodes, Tom previously recorded the series with his
loyal dog Woody by his side and his four-legged friend had become a
fixture on film sets before his death in June.
passing, the Peaky Blinder’s star took to his blog to share a heartfelt
tribute to his six-year-old dog, explaining that he died after a
six-month battle with polymyositisis, which is a muscle disorder.
Tom called Woody his 'best friend’, revealing how he rescued the animal when he was filming his 2012 movie Lawless in Atlanta.(+)
“To the bestest friend ever. Woody was the bestest of journey companions we ever could dream of having. Our souls intertwined forever… he burnt very very bright and those that burn very bright sometimes burn half as long. The world for me was a better place with him in it and by my side.”
Tom Hardy’s labrador Woodstock (Woody) was six years old, and is believed to have died from polymyositis.
New teaser via CBeebies Facebook ~ “It’s National Dog Day this weekend! Join Tom Hardy and Woody for one last adventure together.” 🐶❤️📗
The story will be ‘Fleabag’ by Helen Stephens @helenstephenslion … about a dog who needs a home and a boy who wants a dog. One day they find each other and Fleabag finally gets the loving home he’s been looking for.
Tom recorded the story last year with Woody next to him. ❤️💔
I’ve loved Tom Hardy since Inception. Always so into his marvelous performance and low profile, he’s just a sweetheart! I wish all the best to Tom and his beloved dogs! I think Woody will always be in his heart. Happy birthday Tom! 🎂❤