Copernicus, Kavaleer Team for Garth and Bev

Copernicus Studios and Kavaleer Productions will co-produce 52 11-minute episodes of the animated series Garth and Bev.

Copernicus, based in Halifax, Canada, will create the 2D animation based on an idea by Andrew Kavanagh of Dublin-based Kavaleer.

Story is about a brother and sister living in the Bronze Age who travel through time seeking out the true geniuses of all time with their Druid grandfather, Lir.

The series is being distributed by BBC Worldwide and Picture Box in Canada and it will air in September on RTE Ireland and in March 2010 on BBC UK/CBeebies.