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Agent Z And The Penguin From Mars was a 1996 Children's BBC sitcom, based on the book of the same name by Mark Haddon.

The six episode series followed the exploits of Ben Simpson, played by Duncan Barton, and his friends Barney, played by Andrew McKay, and Jenks, played by Reggie Yates, who together formed the "Crane Grove Gang", named after the street where they lived. This was a society dedicated to playing ingenious practical jokes in an initiative called "Agent Z".

  1. Mark Haddon


Series Cast

  1. Nicola Mycroft


    6 Episodes

  2. Duncan Barton

    Ben Simpson

    6 Episodes

  3. Ian Sharrock


    6 Episodes

  4. Catherine Shipton


    6 Episodes

  5. Andrew Wheeler


    6 Episodes

  6. Rod Culbertson

    Dennis Sidebottom

    6 Episodes

  7. Stephen Churchett

    Stephen Churchett

    Finlay the Butler

    6 Episodes

  8. Andrew McKay


    6 Episodes

  9. Reggie Yates

    Reggie Yates


    6 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 1

1996 | 6 Episodes

Season 1 of Agent Z and the Penguin from Mars premiered on January 3, 1996.

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Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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