It only takes a mere matter of seconds after meeting Paul King, to see just where Paddington gets its charm and spirit from – as the director’s affable persona is one that illuminates this magical children’s production.

When we sat down with the talented filmmaker we discussed his own memories of the bear, the important – and accessible message – of acceptance that this picture preaches, and the joys of shooting in London.

Paddington is released on November 28th, and you can read our review here.