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Beano prepares to celebrate 80th anniversary

Published on: June 15th, 2017

Beano Studios will be celebrating 80 years of the comic in 2018.

Beano StudiosThe studio will be announcing a number of exciting collaborations in the coming months, as the 80th birthday draws nearer. The partnerships line-up includes major UK museums, couture fashion houses, and much-loved British brands. TV projects and live performances are also on the horizon. Alongside this, Beano.com will be celebrating the milestone throughout 2017-18 with a pipeline of videos planned across web, app and YouTube.

All celebrations, will bring to life the Beano spirit – encompassing the joy of imperfection, the genius of mischief and the transformative power of laughter, and Beano Studios is planning to create mayhem across the UK in its birthday year.

Emma Scott, CEO of Beano Studios, commented: “It’s Beano’s 80th Birthday and we’re going to cause some mischief. Our year-long celebration will have something for kids of all ages – even the grown up ones. We may be turning 80, but all things Beano are as relevant as ever; funny, rebellious and imaginative, staying true to the Beano spirit both online on Beano.com and offline in our iconic comic. Our mission at Beano Studios is to bring the Beano spirit to kids everywhere. Come and join the fun.”

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