Hilltop Hospital is a claymation children's television programme made in 1999. It consists of 52 ten-minute shorts. The series is directed by Pascal Le Nôtre and produced in English, French, German and Dutch. The series is adapted from a series of books by Nicholas Allan of the same name. ZDF started broadcasting the shorts in 2003. It was released by Buena Vista Home Video in 2000 and Maverick Entertainment in 2006 in the UK.