CAKE signs a new distribution deal with DC Thomson for series four of Dennis the Menace and Gnasher.
Leading kids’ and family entertainment content distributor CAKE, has announced a distribution deal with DC Thomson for series four of Dennis the Menace and Gnasher.
The series follows the story of Dennis the Menace and Gnasher whose adventures often lead them into trouble. In their world rules are to be questioned, boundaries are to be pushed and lines crossed. It’s this ethos that makes Dennis the ultimate menace.
Dennis the Menace and Gnasher series 4 runs for 52 episodes. Produced by Red Kite Animation and Sticky Pictures, the series features more mischief and menacing than ever before. CBBC Presenter, Chris Johnston, is the voice of Dennis the Menace and the animation features series regulars Dennis and Gnasher, Mum, Dad, Gran and Bea and Curly, Pie Face and Walter. New characters include ‘Angel Face’ - daughter of the headmaster whose angelic face belies her mischievous spirit - and Paul the Potato. The target audience for series four is 7 – 12 year olds.
Ed Galton, CCO & Managing Director, CAKE, “It is a great honour to pick up a show such as Dennis the Menace and Gnasher, especially as it is so beloved by audiences. We are really looking forward to introducing it to a whole new target audience on the international market. The bold look and fantastic storylines are what keeps this series fresh and makes it stand out. ”
DC Thomson Head of Brand (Consumer Entertainment) Tim Collins said, “We are thrilled that CAKE has picked up the latest series of Dennis the Menace and Gnasher. It’s based on iconic British comic, The Beano, and has been very successful here in the UK, so we have high hopes for the international market.”
Ken Anderson, CEO of Red Kite Ltd & Executive Producer for the series said “We are delighted to have Tom, Ed and the talented team at CAKE on board DC Thomson’s hugely entertaining series Dennis the Menace and Gnasher that continues to go from strength to strength.”
Donna Andrews, CEO of Sticky Pictures Pty Ltd & Executive Producer “It’s been a pleasure to produce the latest series of Dennis the Menace and Gnasher with DC Thomson and Red Kite Animation. And now we have the icing on the... series with CAKE distributing Dennis worldwide.”
Jennifer Wolfe is Director of News & Content at Animation World Network.