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Details of Vic Reeves' children's show revealed

More details have been released about Vic Reeves’s new sketch show for CBBC.

Originally called merely the Vic Reeves Project, the show has now been renamed Ministry Of Curious Stuff and given a new year broadcast slot.

Each episode sees a team answering questions posed by CBBC viewers, through sketches, songs and animations. Questions include: Will dinosaurs ever come back? Can you dance in space? And can you marry a house?

Written by Reeves and Shooting Stars writer Steve Burge, the cast includes Outnumbered star Tyger Drew-Honey and Dan Renton Skinner, best known as Angelos Epithemiou from Shooting Stars.

Jamie Rea, executive producer for CBBC, said: ‘Vic is one of Britain’s most admired and influential comedians, renowned for his surreal sense of humour and comic imagination, and we’ve been really fortunate that he has been so involved in the writing and development of the series.

‘It’s a really big production, with a lavish set, and lots of comedy sketches, songs and animations of the kind usually associated with comedy for adults.

‘It’s another show that proves that CBBC doesn’t patronize its audience – and the result is a programme that will hopefully help you discover some amazing facts whilst making you laugh out loud, whatever your age.’

Published: 18 Nov 2011

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