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Mon December 24, 2012

Oscar-winner Emma Thompson Revives 'Peter Rabit'

Originally published on Mon December 24, 2012 4:34 am

After more than 80 years, Emma Thompson's The Further Tale of Peter Rabbit brings Beatrix Potter's beloved character back for a romp around the Scottish countryside — and lots of rule breaking. Thompson says Peter Rabbit's "disrespect for authority" is one of the things she loves about him. (This piece initially aired on October 11, 2012 on Morning Edition.)