Bear Behaving Badly

television series

Bear Behaving Badly is a children's comedy television programme. It is shown at 17:45 on Thursday evenings. It stars Barney Harewood and Nev the Bear both from the "ex" CBBC programme SMILE. It is produced by Darrall Macqueen Limited for CBBC.

Bear Behaving Badly
StarringNev the Bear
Barney Harwood
Glen Davies
Allyson Brown
Beverly Hills
Ross Mullan
Simon Buckley
Theme music composerBarney Harwood
Country of origin United Kingdom
No. of series2
No. of episodes26
Executive producer(s)Maddy Darrall
Billy Macqueen
Tanya Motie
Producer(s)Fiona Robinson
Running time23 minutes
Original networkBBC One
CBBC Channel
Channel 5
Picture format16:9 (widescreen)
Original release3 September 2007 –
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The programme also includes characters such as Allyson Brown as Beatrice (Beetroot, as Nev calls her), Glen Davis as Mr. Andy Prank (Mr. Angry-pants, as Nev calls him), and Beverly Hills as Postie. The puppets are Nev The Bear (Ross Mullan) and Crazy Keith (Simon Buckley)


  • Barney Harewood
  • Nev (Nevvy to Crazy Keith).
  • Crazy Keith
  • Postie
  • Beatrice (Beetroot to Nev).
  • Mr. Andy Prank (Mr Angry Pants to Nev); the villain of the show

New charactersEdit

  • Aunt - Barbara is a new character for series 2.
  • Niece - Melanie is a new character for series 2.
  • Dorris - Crazy Keith's girlfriend in series 2.

Recurring charactersEdit

  • Uncle Rupert - Barney's uncle. He is the owner of the block of flats.
  • Good and Bad Ducks - two ducks. They are sometimes seen with a halo and horns respectively. They act as Nev's good and bad sides and sometimes agree on what to do.
  • PC Morse - a policeman in the area of Blackpool. He does not seem to like Mr. Prank.