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Beano Studios to make Dennis and Gnasher musical tour

The comic book studio will be working with Selladoor on a UK tour based on Dennis and Gnasher: Unleashed!

A still from Dennis and Gnasher: Unleashed!
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A new musical is to open based on the TV series Dennis and Gnasher: Unleased!.

Dennis and Gnasher: Unleased! the Musical will launch in 2020 ahead of a tour of over 40 venues in the UK and Ireland.

The show is being developed by Selladoor, the company behind Madagascar the Musical and Avenue Q. Will Brenton is penning the show which will feature slapstick comedy as well as a repertoire of songs.

The Emmy-nominated TV show stars Freddie Fox as Dennis and follows him and his sidekick Gnasher as they get into all sorts of scrapes.

Emma Scott, CEO of Beano Studios said: "Following the success of Dennis and Gnasher Unleashed around the world, bringing our gang to life on stage is the perfect next step. Selladoor are the ideal team to take on the exciting challenge of bringing the iconic characters to life in a show to entertain all ages."

Venues and dates for the show are yet to be announced.