Say the words "Jungle Book" and the chances are the first thing you will think of will be not the original stories by Rudyard Kipling, but Wolfgang Reitherman's 1967 Technicolor animation for Disney.
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How do you dramatise the tales in Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book without getting sucked into the powerful orbit of Disney's much-loved 1967 animation?