In all my life, I've never heard such a fantastic...load of TRIPE! Oh, face the facts, ducks, the chances of us getting out of here are a million to one!
~ Bunty

Bunty is a supporting character in Chicken Run. She is a grumpy, deep red Orbington hen who doubts Ginger's plans of escape, because they never work.

She is voiced by Imelda Staunton.


Bunty wears a blue ruffled necklace. She is obese.

During the rendition of a song called "Flip, Flop, Fly," Bunty forces Fowler to dance with her and she flies the airplane.

Background information

Feature films

Chicken Run


Imelda Staunton

Character information


"Will you shut up about your stupid blimey medals?!" [Source] Bunty the Hen is a character in the movie Chicken Run. She is one of Ginger's best friends.

Bunty is the champion egg-layer and group cynic who is the most skeptical of Ginger's escape plans.




She is a big red burly welsummer hen. She has short pink hair and wears a blue necklace.


Bunty is blunt, cantankerous, insensitive, lion-hearted, skeptical, sarcastic, unrefined, blokish, cynical, nihilistic, violent, assertive, short-tempered, and possess a very sardonic wit, but despite her prickliness, she always helps others in need, and if they seem wise, she will support other's ideas. After so many failed attempts at escape, she had a very depressing outlook on life, but she overcame this once she made it to the sanctuary.

She has brotosaurus legs. 

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