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BBC acquires Man In Room 301

December 2, 2020

BBC Four has acquired the award-winning series Man In Room 301 from the co-producer and distributor About Premium Content (APC).

The series is the first Finnish Language drama acquisition for BBC Four. The series has been nominated for four prestigious Golden Venla Awards in Finland for Best Drama, Best Director, Best Actress and Best Actor.

Produced by Warner Bros International Television Production Finland and Wall to Wall Media, the psychological thriller is written by the UK’s award-winning Kate Ashfield (Born To Kill, Shaun Of The Dead) and directed by Finland’s Mikko Kuparinen for Elisa Viihde.

Sue Deeks, Head of Programme Acquisition, BBC, says: “We are delighted that Man In Room 301 is our very first series from Finland. It is a tense psychological drama set between Finland and Greece that will keep BBC viewers intrigued and engrossed to the very end.”

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