The Beano

The home of jokes, pranks & laughs
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The BEANO is a long running British children's comic, published by D. C. Thomson & Co. The comic first appeared on 30 July 1938, and was published weekly.Wikipedia

Launched30 July 1938
OwnerDC Thomson Media

Contact The Beano

Postal address185 Fleet Street
+44 1382 223131
+44 20 7400 1030
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…at DC Thomson Media

Adam Findlay Head of Radio
Alison Chalmers Head of Radio News
Andrew McMurray Head of Radio Sales
Christopher Thomson Chairman
David Lewis Audio Solutions Manager
Rebecca Miskin CEO
Robin Galloway Head of Radio Presentation
Shona Duthie Deputy Head of Radio News
Stacey Wallace Radio Charity Manager

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