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Doctor Who on Disney+ internationally

Disney+ is to become new global home for upcoming seasons of Doctor Who outside the UK and Ireland. The BBC and Disney Branded Television have come together to transform Doctor Who into a global franchise for UK audiences and the rest of the world. Under a shared creative vision, they will deliver this quintessentially-British show […]

October 25, 2022By Colin Mann

BBC at 100 display at Science Museum

On July 27th, the Science Museum will unveil a new free display – BBC at 100 – at a special broadcast-themed, after-hours Lates event that celebrates 100 years of the BBC and 40 years of Channel 4. This special Lates also forms part of the Science Museum Group’s Broadcast 100 programme. In collaboration with the […]

July 19, 2022

Connection Capital invests in the MBO

Connection Capital, the specialist private client alternative investments business, has completed a £6.4m investment in the MBO of one of the UK’s leading TV and film set design and build businesses, Cardiff-based 4Wood TV and Film Ltd, whose blue-chip customer base includes Netflix, Disney+, the BBC and HBO. The transaction was supported by a senior […]

July 11, 2022

Coleman, Jackson-Cohen lead cast for Prime Video’s Wilderness 

Prime Video has has announced that Jenna Coleman (The Serpent, Doctor Who) and Oliver Jackson-Cohen (The Invisible Man, The Haunting of Hill House) will lead the cast in the upcoming Amazon Original drama series, Wilderness.  Based on B.E. Jones’ novel of the same name, Wilderness features British couple Liv (Coleman) and Will (Jackson-Cohen) who seem to have it all: a rock-solid […]

June 17, 2022

Gatwa named new Doctor Who

The BBC has today announced Ncuti Gatwa is the new Doctor set to take charge of the TARDIS. Star of stage and screen Ncuti is best known for his critically acclaimed performance in Sex Education as the iconic Eric Effiong, for which he was awarded Best Actor Award at the Scottish BAFTAs in 2020 as […]

May 8, 2022

BBC launching Doctor Who podcast

The BBC has announced Doctor Who: Redacted, a new spin-off podcast coming to BBC Sounds. The 10-part series will begin alongside the television Easter special on April 17th, giving fans a new podcast of action-packed adventures. Listeners will be introduced to new characters alongside some familiar faces including the current Doctor (Jodie Whittaker), Rani Chandra, […]

April 8, 2022

Survey: Most recognised TV theme tunes

A study by electronics retailer Currys has uncovered which TV theme tune is the most recognised, which one is most nostalgic and whether the UK has become a nation of intro skippers. The study surveyed 2,006 people in the UK to find out what TV theme tune springs to mind when first questioned. It turns […]

April 4, 2022

House of the Dragon lands on Sky in August

The ten-episode series of Game of Thrones spin-off House of the Dragon will launch on August 22nd on Sky Atlantic and streaming service NOW. The show will be available in all Sky markets including the UK & Ireland, Italy, Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Each instalment will be available at the same time as the US […]

March 30, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Doctor Who’s Legend of the Sea Devils to air on Easter Sunday

The BBC has confirmed that Legend of the Sea Devils – the second in a trio of Doctor Who specials airing in 2022 – will land on BBC One and BBC iPlayer on April 17th. In a swashbuckling special adventure, the Doctor (Jodie Whittaker), Yaz (Mandip Gill) and Dan (John Bishop) come face to fin with one […]

March 28, 2022

BFI, albert announce Wales to develop production sustainability plan

The BFI and BAFTA albert have announced  that Wales has been selected to put environmental sustainability recommendations for screen production into action in Screen New Deal: Transformation Plan. The initiative is a follow-up to the Screen New Deal report released in 2020, which explored the carbon impact of the film production sector and proposed a […]

February 1, 2022