Danger Mouse: Series 1 & 2
Ben Ward is lead writer on the celebrated CBBC reboot of much-loved eighties children’s classic, Danger Mouse. Produced by FremantleMedia, the show chronicles the adventures of the eponymous hero Danger Mouse - ‘the greatest spy in the world’, voiced by Alexander Armstrong – and his goofy sidekick Penfold, as they save the world from a variety of wacky enemies.
The show boasts a strong cast of respected British actors (Stephen Fry, Lena Headey, Richard Ayoade and John Oliver) and attracted upwards of 2.4 million viewers in its first three weeks of broadcast, receiving particular praise for updating its themes and content for modern audiences.
In May 2016, Danger Mouse was commissioned for a second series, which is currently in production. The show is also broadcast on ABC3 in Australia and on Netflix in the US.
'Danger Mouse is smarter and funnier than most grown-up comedy . . . Danger Mouse is a snappy British triumph. Credit is due to head writer Ben Ward'Jasper Rees
a fitting revival for a children’s classic, and should garner the one-eyed rodent a whole new generation of fans whilst entertaining a lot of the old ones.Pete Dillon-Trenchard
Den of Geek
Danger Mouse is a fun trip down nostalgia laneKevin Johnson
The AV Club
Everything DM fans could hope for is all present and correct in this action-packed opener