Matthew McKenna as Bananaman. Photo: Claire Bilyard

Opening this week: Bananaman – The Musical!

Never mind Star Wars: The Last Jedi. the premiere of the month has to be the much-anticipated Bananaman – The Musical, which opens at London’s Southwark Playhouse this Friday (15th December 2017). We’ve covered the show’s production path on downthetubes, but now the show is finally here and, whenever you first encountered the world’s daftestContinue reading Opening this week: Bananaman – The Musical!

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Peel the Power! Bananaman: The Musical launches in December

We’ve previously reported on plans and early “test runs” for Bananaman The Musical, but now producers Sightline Entertainment have just announced the show’s first full run at London’s Southwark Playhouse, opening in mid-December 2017. Created by Steve Bright and writer and editor Dave Donaldson (best known for his work on The Broons) and initially drawn byContinue reading Peel the Power! Bananaman: The Musical launches in December

Chris Rose - Beano Studios director of development and production

Beano Studios ramps up TV and film team with new hire from Australia’s ABC network

Could the long-trumpeted Bananaman movie have moved a step closer? Beano Studios announced the hiring of Chris Rose as their director of development and production last week, coming to the company from his role as Commissioning Editor at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Working with Beano Studios CEO, Emma Scott, Beano Studios says Rose will leadContinue reading Beano Studios ramps up TV and film team with new hire from Australia’s ABC network

Bananaman Bedding

Go Bananas at Bedtime with Bananaman! Plus, Musical News…

Move over, Superman! The Beano‘s Bananaman is chasing you for cult status and a place in every fans living space, with new Bananaman bedding and cushions now available through Asda. Produced by Bravado, we’re sure this comic development will be of interest to downthetubes readers looking for a Beano-related gift for their children (or themselves or their pet monkey,Continue reading Go Bananas at Bedtime with Bananaman! Plus, Musical News…