Friday 22 February 2019

Beano animation Dennis & Gnasher: Unleashed! to return for second series

The CBBC series will get 52 new episodes.

Dennis The Menace (CBBC)
Dennis The Menace (CBBC)

By Laura Harding, Press Association Senior Entertainment Correspondent

Beano animation Dennis & Gnasher: Unleashed! will return to CBBC for a second series.

The new instalment will be made up of 52 11-minute episodes with Freddie Fox lending his voice to Dennis The Menace.

Since it debuted in the UK in 2017 the show, which follows Dennis and his best friend Gnasher, Rubi, JJ, Pieface and his pet potato Paul, has been sold to 24 countries.

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(CBBC)

Emma Scott, CEO of Beano Studios, said: “We’re really excited to be working on the second series of Dennis & Gnasher: Unleashed! and look forward to sharing more adventures from TV’s most notorious cheeky duo.

“It’s great to see that the Beano characters resonate with today’s young audiences globally. We hope that the new series with Dennis and his gang will empower and encourage everyday rebellion, unlimited imagination and big laughs for kids everywhere.”

Cheryl Taylor, BBC Children’s head of content, added: “Dennis and Gnasher continue to be two of our best-loved characters and their ardent fans will be delighted to see this rambunctious series return to CBBC.”

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