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Exclusive extract from Go By Ninky Nonk: The Uncensored Oral History of In The Night Garden...

DHX Media The genre-shifting children's show In The Night Garden...  which originally aired on the BBC between 2007 and 2009, was a hit with toddlers and parents alike. But behind the colourful dreamworld and its cast of trippy yet delightful characters lay a much darker reality; a tale of clashing egos, forbidden attractions, heavy work schedules and even heavier partying, and a creator with an artistic vision many believed was impossible to film. We find a show threatening to fall apart behind the scenes even as, on camera, they drew together to create paradigm-shifting art that laid the groundwork for such future television as Twin Peaks: The Return and Squid Game . In this exclusive extract from the upcoming book Go By Ninky Nonk: the Uncensored Oral History of In The Night Garden ... the cast and crew reflect on returning from hiatus to shoot the Second Season Premiere, "Slow Down Everybody!"  ANDREW DAVENPORT (SERIES CREATOR): By that point in my career, my commitm