Exploring the UK like never before, Milkshake! Monkey makes exploring and learning fun in his search to understand the geography, history and science of the British Isles as he travels all around the country

London 16th October 2019: Channel 5 pre-school block Milkshake! will air the new series from Monday 21st October at 6:55am on Channel 5. Milkshake Monkey’s Amazing Adventures is a brand-new pre-school show that explores the UK like never before. Milkshake! Monkey makes learning fun by discovering everything from rivers to Roman forts in his search to understand the geography, history and science of the British Isles as he travels all around the country.

Pre-schoolers will be inspired by all the amazing locations on their doorstep and love the fun and simple activities and crafts related to the subject featured in each episode. England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland all make it into Milkshake! Monkey’s scrapbook as he gives the locations he visits a Milkshake! stamp of approval once he’s learnt all about it.  History and Geography have never been so much fun. Join kids’ Milkshake! Monkey to see what he will discover today.

Louise Bucknole, VP Programming for VIMN Kids UK and Ireland says “This is a first for Milkshake! Monkey to bring history and geography to the Milkshake! viewers in this unique show and take them on a journey all around the UK.  As a special in-house production produced by the Milkshake! team, we are looking forward to pre-schoolers discovering and learning all about what they can see and find in the UK and encourage them to explore too.  From National Parks to Roman mosaics, lochs, fossils and waves, Milkshake! Monkey covers it all!”

BAFTA nominated Helena Smee is the creator and puppeteer behind Milkshake! Monkey – a long-time collaborator with Channel 5 who has worked with the pre-school block for 10 years, as well as performing for Muppets Most Wanted and most recently in Netflix’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance.

Milkshake! Monkey’s Amazing Adventures, is produced in-house as 25 x 7 minute episodes. The new series builds on previous strands of Milkshake! Monkey on Milkshake!, including Milkshake! Monkey’s Banana’s About Food.

Milkshake! is the number one breakfast block for Kids 4-15* and home to some of the world’s favourite pre-school characters. Popular shows include Peppa Pig, Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom, Shane The Chef, Digby Dragon, Wissper, Floogals, Noddy: Toyland Detective, Thomas and Friends, Fireman Sam, PAW Patrol, Top Wing and Butterbean’s Café.