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Great Island announces Headcase series

Great Island, the Irish production company established in Cork in 2020 by TV Producer Mark Kenny and software entrepreneur Jim Robinson, are bringing Headcase, their lead drama, to market from a slate of twelve projects in development. They are creating content across animation, drama and unscripted formats. Headcase is a comedy-drama which follows a troubled, double-life leading Cork […]

February 7, 2024

Second season The Dry begins production in Dublin

Production company Element Pictures (Normal People, Conversations with Friends, The Gallows Pole), a Fremantle company, have announced filming has commenced on the second season of comedy-drama The Dry for ITVX and RTÉ, produced by Element Pictures, in association with Fís Eireann/Screen Ireland and ITV Studios.The eight-part comedy drama written by BAFTA-nominated screenwriter Nancy Harris (Dates) […]

June 15, 2023

The Tourist season 2 starts shooting in Dublin

Filming has commenced in Dublin, Ireland, on the second season of The Tourist, for BBC One and iPlayer, in association with Stan, ZDF and All3Media International. The six-part thriller which is created and written by Jack and Harry Williams, is produced by Two Brothers Pictures (Baptiste, The Missing, Fleabag). Joining the BAFTA and Golden Globe […]

April 13, 2023

The Tourist season 2 readies filming in Dublin

The second season of the UK’s most watched drama of 2022, The Tourist, is confirmed to start shooting in Dublin, Ireland this April. The six-part thriller commissioned by the BBC in association with Stan and ZDF was created and written by Jack and Harry Williams and produced by award-winning Two Brothers Pictures (Baptiste, The Missing, […]

February 28, 2023

WWE returns to Sheffield, Newcastle, Cardiff, Dublin, Liverpool

WWE Live will return to the UK in 2023 with a roster of WWE Superstars from Raw to Liverpool on June 28th, Sheffield on June 29th, and Newcastle on June 30th. In addition, WWE Superstars from SmackDown will bring the action to Dublin, Ireland, on June 29th and Cardiff, Wales, on July 2nd. Fans attending WWE Live in Liverpool, Sheffield and […]

December 13, 2022

Deadpan Pictures bolsters team

Deadpan Pictures, the award-winning Ireland based independent production company behind hits including Moone Boy, Can’t Cope Won’t Cope, has appointed three new executives as part of the ongoing company expansion.  Deadpan Pictures was founded in 2014 by producers Paul Donovan and Ailish McElmeel. Sam Atwell, Aisling Kiely and Eleanor White join the growing team as Head […]

November 17, 2022