Supertato, a 2D-animated comedy co-produced by BBC Studios and Chinese streamer, Tencent Video. Earmarked for both iPlayer and CBeebies (launch date TBA), this 52 x seven-minute series is based on a bestselling book series of the same name by Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet. It revolves around the world’s first potato superhero and his supermarket battles against the villainous Evil Pea.
Andrew Emerson and Doug Sinclair are the head scriptwriters on Supertato, and animation will be split between Blue Zoo and Plug-In Media. Elizabeth Randall and Henrietta Hurford-Jones are executive producing for BBC Studios, along with Tony Reed.