50 Years of Mr Benn

This exhibition runs from Wed, 16th Aug 2017 to Sat, 16th Sep 2017. See all dates

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Cost: Free of Charge

2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the iconic and much-loved Mr Benn books, featuring the bowler-hatted hero created by artist, writer and illustrator David McKee. The name ‘Mr Benn’ conjures strong memories of childhood adventures through the changing-room door of the fancy dress shop on Festive Rd. Illustrationcupboard Gallery is delighted celebrate these fifty years of this timeless character with its creator David McKee.

This exhibition offers a feast of concept artwork, sketches, and published book illustrations. But the highlight of the show are the never-seen-before animation cels from the original Mr Benn films - hidden away in the film-makers studios for half a century, and only now released for the very first time.

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