Mr. Benn

"Mr. Benn" is a character created by David McKee who appears in several children's books, and an animated television series of the same name originally transmitted by the BBC in 1971 and 1972. McKee wrote and animated (with Ian Lawless) thirteen Mr. Benn episodes for the BBC in the early 1970s. These episodes were repeated many times over the years, and many people retain fond memories of him. The episodes were narrated by Ray Brooks. The music is credited as composed by Don Warren, which was a pseudonym for Duncan Lamont.

Previous Episode

The Pirate

Episode 1x13; Mar 31, 1972

Mr Benn helps the crew of a pirate ship, who are determined not to be pirates, turn their Captain into an honest man, and see that he gets a very different sort of treasure for his island: trees from a crew of gardeners whose ship the pirates pretend

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x13: The PirateMar 31, 1972
1x12: The Magic CarpetMar 24, 1972
1x11: The CowboyMar 3, 1972
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