Anansi Boys. Mr Nancy (Lenny Henry). Copyright: BBC
Anansi Boys

Anansi Boys

  • TV comedy drama
  • Amazon Prime Video
  • 2022
  • 6 episodes (1 series)

A comedy drama adaptation based on Neil Gaiman's book.

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Key details

Genre
Comedy Drama
Broadcast
2022
Channels
Amazon Prime Video
Episodes
6 (1 series)
Writers
Neil Gaiman, Lenny Henry, Arvind Ethan David, Kara Smith and Racheal Ofori
Directors
Hanelle Culpepper and Douglas Mackinnon
Producers
Neil Gaiman and Lenny Henry
Companies

Anansi Boys follows Charlie "Fat Charlie" Nancy, a young man who is used to being embarrassed by his estranged father, Mr Nancy. But when his father dies, Charlie discovers that his father was Anansi: trickster god of stories. And he learns that he has a brother. Now his brother, Spider, is entering Charlie's life, determined to make it more interesting but also a lot more dangerous.

Additional details

Production
Location
Camera set-up
Single camera
Picture
Colour

Recording details

  • First Stage Studios

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